Date Posted: Mar 20, 2019
Application Deadline: Apr 20, 2019
A postdoctoral fellow position is available in the Department of Investigational Cancer Therapeutics. The central theme of our research is liquid biopsies and molecular testing of cell free DNA. A postdoctoral fellow would be involved in the research related to the Liquid Biopsies Program including but restricted to projects focusing on "Clonal evolution and KIT independent mechanisms of resistance to allosteric KIT inhibition" and "Molecular Profiling of Cell-Free DNA in Early Detection of Colorectal Cancer".
The successful candidate will work in a collaborative environment focused on clinical and translational research. Specific responsibilities include planning, designing, completing and troubleshooting experiments. The candidate will be expected to prepare technical summaries for use in proposals, protocols, presentations at internal and national meetings, and publication of research papers. The candidate will be expected to make and record detailed observations, and maintain a complete and thorough laboratory notebook.
We seek highly motivated, enthusiastic individuals who have a Ph.D. in life sciences or pertinent related fields with or without prior postdoctoral experience. Candidates with a solid background in molecular biology, PCR and next generation sequencing, and animal handling are especially encouraged to apply.
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