Postdoctoral Scholar

Charleston, South Carolina
Commensurate with experience
March 27 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

We are accepting applications for postdoctoral candidates to study the post-transcriptional gene regulation in cancer. Our laboratory is focused on basic and translational clinical research relevant to oral cancer progression. This is an NIH-funded T32 training grant position available immediately in the laboratory of Dr. Visu Palanisamy.  For more information about the lab, visit:

Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Successful candidates will be self-motivated and able to perform complex RNA Biology related experiments such as RNA-seq, basic bioinformatics for RNA sequencing analysis, gene targeting, in vitro cell systems, animal genetics and in vivo cancer models. Relevant technical experience includes: cell culture, immunofluorescence, RNA/protein purification, RNA high-throughput sequencing, and standard molecular biology assays (RNA IP, PAR-CLIP, Western and Northern blotting, gel electrophoresis, etc.).

The position requires a Ph.D., expertise in cell/cancer biology or biochemistry, and excellent communication skills (speaking and writing English). Candidates should also be able to independently plan and perform research with minimal supervision, evaluate experimental results, troubleshoot problems, and maintain an organized and legible notebook that provides a detailed record of all experiments performed. Only US citizens and permanent residents are eligible for the position.

To apply:

Please submit a copy of your CV (with publication list and contact information for three references) and a brief description of your research interests to

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