Post-docoral Opening at Duke University Medical Center
- Duke University Medical Center
- Location: Durham, NC
- Job Number: 7071579
- Posting Date: Oct 29, 2020
- Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
The lab of Tammara Watts, MD, PhD has an immediate position for a postdoctoral research scientist. This position will investigate the role of the PDGFR-α signaling pathway in the tumor microenvironment in head and neck cancer biology. Preference will be given to highly self-motivated individuals interested in career advancement and growth opportunities.
Please submit an electronic curriculum vitae, a brief letter of research interest and a list of references.
Organizing and implementing complex research plans, the development of methods, data collection, analysis and evaluation, and writing.
Assist the Principal Investigator in the Department of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences www.headandnecksurgery.duke.edu. Analyze and interpret collected and prepare reports of high-profile data to investigators with a rapid turnaround time.
Research new products, tests, and methods and report on relative feasibility, quality, and benefits of new developments.
Summarize completed protocols and studies; write scientific articles and manuscripts for publication and presentation.
Monitor progress of research projects and coordinate with Principal Investigator to stay on budget and schedule to meet the milestones and deliverables.
Training in bioethics, laboratory management, and scientific writing.
Maintain accurate laboratory documentation of experiments, including raw experimental data and laboratory notebooks.
Present scientific results at meetings and publish results in peer-reviewed journals.
PhD, MD, or MD, PhD; minimum one first author publication, expertise in molecular biology techniques including western blot, flow cytometry, QT-PCR, RNA/DNA extraction, protein purification, siRNA. Ideal candidates will possess excellent oral and written communication.