Postdoctoral Research Associate - Cellular and Molecular Biology

Employer
University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler
Location
Tyler, Texas; close to Dallas, TX
Salary
Negotiable, depending on experience
Posted
January 10 2019
Ref
Science Ad for Dr. Ji Dec 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Healthcare/Hospital
Job Type
Postdoc

Postdoc Position in Cellular and Molecular Biology

One postdoc position is immediately available at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler (UTHSCT), to study lung stem/progenitor cells. The potential candidates should have an M.D. and/or Ph.D. degree and a strong background in primary alveolar stem/progenitor cells, including 3D organoid culture, FACS, confocal imaging, polarized epithelial monolayer and functional assays, and gene editing techniques. Preference will be given to those with significant experience in in vitro and in vivo evaluation of stem cell proliferation, migration, and differentiation as well as regulatory signals. Applicants should have demonstrated scientific productivity, good inter-personal and communication skills, and be able to conduct independent research. Salary will be commensurate with experience and skills. Research laboratories are housed in a modern facility equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation. Please send a copy of your updated CV, a brief statement of research interests, and contact information of three references to james.ji@uthct.edu.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the University will, in accordance with State and Federal law and regulations, provide equal opportunity in all employment related activities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, sexual preference, or status as a disabled veteran or a veteran of the Vietnam Era.  The University requires pre-employment drug screening and criminal background check on all hires.  Specific job requirements or physical location of some positions allocated to this classification, may render this position security sensitive, and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215, Texas Education Code.