- Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
- Location: New Brunswick, NJ
- Job Number: 7102473
- Posting Date: Jun 14, 2022
Job DescriptionOur vision is to be a statewide, national and world leader of scientific discovery, transdisciplinary engagement, translation, patient care and education that improves outcomes for cancer patients and populations.
We will accomplish this by conducting innovative basic, clinical and population research and cutting-edge patient-centered care that expands our understanding of the etiology and biology of cancer; facilitates the rapid translation of laboratory-based discoveries into human studies; develops new approaches and interventions for cancer prevention that decrease cancer incidence and mortality; and develops new and better therapies to decrease suffering and mortality from cancer.
Curiosity and Discovery, Integrity, Collaboration, Respect and Caring, Perseverance.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow in Pharmacology at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.
A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey to study the role of mTOR kinase in growth control and anticancer mechanisms. Postdoctoral Fellows are expected to establish an innovative, collaborative research program addressing important and fundamental questions. Interdisciplinary and translational approaches are encouraged. Qualified candidates must be a recent recipient of Ph.D. graduate degree or in the process of completing training for Ph.D. graduate degree with a strong publication record and looking to move to the next stage of their training.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Conducts multidisciplinary research in the area of the role of mTOR kinase in growth control and anticancer mechanisms, including in vitro and in vivo models.
Prepares written reports of the research experiments.
Prepares manuscripts and grant proposals based on the research conducted.
Gives oral presentations of the research.
Position Status: Full Time
Standard Hours: 37.50
Union Description: Non-Union
Payroll Designation: PeopleSoft
Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview.
Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https://finance.rutgers.edu/healthcare-risk/insurance/postdoctoral-health-insurance.
COVID-19 Immunization Requirement
Under Policy 60.1.35, Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Prospective employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster within two weeks (14 calendar days) of eligibility. Based on current guidance, individuals are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the final dose of any COVID-19 vaccine authorized or approved for use in the United States by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Eligibility for a booster against COVID-19 varies and is explained on the University's web site located at https://coronavirus.rutgers.edu/covid-19-vaccine. Failure to provide proof of primary vaccination and booster will result in rescission of a prospective employee's offer of employment and/or disciplinary action up to and including termination.
Terms of Appointment: Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility: None
Minimum Education and Experience
Recent Ph.D. or in the process of completing training for Ph.D.
Experience with cell culture and molecular/cell biology techniques is essential.
Must have first authored publications in high impact scientific journals.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Must be computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
Graduate degree in Biomedical or Life Sciences.
Experience with mouse work.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Standing, sitting, walking, talking and hearing. No special vision requirements. Lifting up to 25 lbs.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Lab environment. Moderate noise. Exposure to blood, excrement, antineoplastic drugs, and possible exposure to infectious and communicable diseases. Universal precautions are mandatory. Exposure to hazardous chemicals.
Regional Campus: Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus: Downtown New Brunswick
Rutgers is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer