Postdoctoral Scholar

Location
Charleston, South Carolina
Salary
Commensurate with experience according to NIH guidelines.
Posted
April 16 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Postdoc

Postdoctoral scholar in the lab of Dr. Raymond DuBois. Dr. DuBois is internationally renowned for his work in cancer prevention and devoted to understanding how inflammation and inflammatory mediators contribute to colorectal carcinogenesis (Xia et al., Nature Medicine 2012, 18:224-6; Katoh et al., Cancer Cell 2013, 24:631-44; Wang et al., PNAS 2014, 111:7084-9; and Wang et al., Gastroenterology 2015, 149:1884-1895).  His laboratory is seeking a postdoc to work on research projects related to understanding the cellular and molecular mechanisms of colorectal cancer formation, progression, and metastasis.  The successful candidate will be self-motivated to work hard and will perform complex in vivo and in vitro experiments using colorectal cancer mouse models. They will also learn such current cellular, molecular and biochemical techniques as mouse surgery, organoid culture, Western blots, ELISA, qPCR, flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry, recombinant DNA cloning, subcloning, CRISPR-CAS9, and LUC reporter analyses, and will be encouraged to publish their data in respected scientific journals. Dr. Raymond DuBois is also Dean of the College of Medicine at MUSC. 

Requirements:
Candidates are required to have a doctorate degree. Experience and training in experimentation relating to cancer. Ability to independently plan and perform research projects with minimal supervision. Ability to evaluate experimental results and troubleshoot problems. Ability to maintain an up-to-date, organized and legible lab notebook that provides a detailed record of all experiments and tests performed.

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 Dingzhi Wang, Ph.D., wangdi@musc.edu.

Applicants should also apply to the position online at: http://careers.pageuppeople.com/756/cw/en-us/job/505768/univ-postdoctoral-scholar-biochemistry-molecular-biology

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