- University of Louisville
- Location: Louisville, KY
- Job Number: 7060587
- Posting Date: Sep 20, 2019
- Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionPostdoctoral Associate Positions at University of Louisville
Dr. Jala’s laboratory from James Graham Brown Cancer Center, Dept. Microbiology and Immunology, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA is seeking motivated post-doctoral position available in the areas of gastrointestinal disorders especially, colon cancer, inflammatory bowel diseases as well as alcoholic liver diseases. We prefer candidates with experience in microbiota, microbial metabolites, AhR-Nrf2 signaling pathways, drug metabolism as well as working with rodent models. Please refer to our recent work published in Nature communications (Nat Commun. 2019;10(1):89). https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-07859-7.
A PhD or MD/PhD with a strong background in cancer immunology, molecular biology, cell biology, inflammation, microbiota and experience with mouse cancer models. Preference would be given a candidate with strong record of prior accomplishments as evidenced by at least one first author paper. Knowledge in areas of immunology, gut microbiota and microbial metabolites, inflammatory disorders as well as experience in rodent models are desirable. The qualified candidates must have a commitment and passion to science and should be able to work with group with excellent communication and writing skills.
The current research interests of the lab are to use mouse models of human cancer and inflammatory disorders to gain insight into cancer progression and inflammation to use these models to develop novel therapeutic strategies to be used in patients. The applicant will be expected to conduct high level research in the area of molecular cancer biology, which includes combining cell culture, molecular biology, biochemistry and animal models of human cancer and inflammatory disorders. Experience with mouse models is required and the applicant must be an expert in molecular biology techniques. Applicant must be a self-motivated individual that can not only conduct guided experimentation, but also extend and expand current avenues of investigation. Applicant will also be expected to analyze and present the data generated from his or her work at various venues, including lab meetings and national/international conferences. Further, intellectual contribution to the advancement of the research project is a must. In addition, the applicant will be expected to spend 15% of their time writing and editing grant applications. Lastly, the applicant must be able to mentor students and interns in the laboratory. Thus, good communication and teaching skills are required.
Please send me your CV to jvrao001@louisville,.edu
Dr. Venkatakrishna R Jala, PhD
James Graham Brown Cancer Center,
Department of Microbiology and Immunology,
University of Louisville.
Louisville, KY-40202, USA
To apply to this job posting, visit http://louisville.edu/hr/employment/jobs/currentopenings, Staff Positions, follow the “online application and apply to Job ID# 38155 (Postdoctoral Associate) from September 27th through October 14th, 2019.
Please be sure to include all information requested on the online application (including education and 10 years of work history/experience) and upload resume/CV.
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