Postdoctoral Scholar - Research Associate- Houda Alachkar Lab
Postdoctoral Scholar - Research Associate - Houda Alachkar Lab
USC School of Pharmacy
Los Angeles, California
The University of Southern California (USC) founded in 1880, is located in the heart of downtown L.A. and is the largest private employer in the city of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university.
The USC School of Pharmacy, Titus Family Department of Clinical Pharmacy is seeking a Postdoctoral Scholar - Research Associate to join the Alachkar’s Lab (https://pharmacyschool.usc.edu/faculty/profile/?id=521) ongoing studies on cancer genomics and Therapeutics. Recent Ph.D. graduates with successful publication record in scholarly journals are encouraged to apply.
We seek a highly motivated scientist who is proficient in using routine molecular biology techniques for genomics/epigenomic studies. Hands-on experience with high throughput assays and next generation sequencing-based platforms is required. In addition, the candidate should have a strong background in computational biology, bioinformatics, or biostatistics. Computational skills, including experience with bioinformatics tools and packages, are needed. Experience with data mining, especially for ‘omics’ datasets, or developing pipelines/software for large biological datasets is desired.
The candidate is also expected to assist the P.I in managing the lab and training undergraduate and graduate students as needed. The individual should have experience with working in teams, as well as an ability to work independently.
Salary and benefits commensurate with experience and NIH guidelines.
Applicants should attach the following:
1) Statement of research interests and career goals
2) Curriculum Vitae including bibliography
3) Names and contact information for three references
Minimum Education: Ph.D.
USC is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer that actively seeks diversity in its workplace.