Date Posted: Feb 28, 2018
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
- University of Miami
- Location: Miami, FL
- Job Number: 7050160 (Ref #: P100030173)
- Posting Date: Feb 28, 2018
- Application Deadline:
Open Until Filled
The gastrointestinal cancer research laboratories at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine are looking for several postdoctoral fellows with experience in genomics, epigenomics, cancer biology, cell based therapy as well as those postdoctoral fellows with a background and/or interest in experimental pathology and animal models. Candidates are required to have a PhD or MD degree, or equivalent, in molecular/cell biology, or cancer biology. Experience in oxidative stress, antioxidant response, experimental therapeutics, and setting up 3D culture techniques is preferred.
Several positions are available immediately. The appointment duration is up to 3 years. Stipends are commensurate with NIH guidelines and candidate experience.
The successful candidate will work on a project that involves molecular biology studies and animal handling in upper gastrointestinal cancer with a focus on studies of oxidative stress, DNA damage, and inflammation. The successful candidate must have strong organizational, record keeping, and problem-solving skills. The ability to work independently within a team is highly preferred. We are looking for scientist with creativity, lateral-thinking and good communication skills. Excellent organizational and communications skills (both verbal and written) are essential, as is attention to detail. Independently running advanced-level molecular experiments and assays is required. The successful candidate will join a vibrant lab that includes several post doctoral fellows, research assistants, and students in Gastrointestinal Cancer Research labs at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and Department of Surgery, University of Miami.
Applicants should submit a cover letter describing their research experience and interests, CV including bibliography, and contact information for three references via e-mail: email@example.com.
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