The Dehm Lab at the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, is seeking a motivated postdoctoral fellow to study mechanisms of prostate cancer progression with emphasis on resistance to targeted therapies. Training will occur in a collaborative multidisciplinary environment that provides opportunities to develop new technical skills, acquire new knowledge, and advance a career in translational cancer research. The successful candidate is expected to develop and lead independent research projects that will culminate in high-profile publications.
Responsibilities generally include to participate in the design, implementation and evaluation of research; develop experimental procedures; analyze, prepare and present data to study investigators; and author, co-author, and otherwise collaborate on reports, conference papers and publications
This is a professionals-in-training position limited to period of 3 up to 5 year depending on training needs.
- Minimum qualifications are a Ph.D. in biochemistry or a related discipline, and at least one first-author publication in a biomedical journal.
- Experience with cell culture and molecular biology is essential.
- The ideal candidate will have experience with experimental techniques including quantitative PCR, chromatin immunoprecipitation, western blot, cell transfection, lentivirus infection, and CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing.
- Candidates having experience in analysis of large genomics data sets are highly desirable.
Interested applicants should apply online through the Employment System at http://humanresources.umn.edu/jobs. Search by job opening ID 328890. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.