Postdoctoral Fellow: Quantitative Developmental Biology

Employer
Michigan State University
Location
East Lansing, Michigan
Salary
Salary commensurate with experience
Posted
April 17 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Postdoc

Postdoctoral Fellow: Quantitative Developmental Biology

 

Position Summary:

The Arora Lab (www.aroralab.com) in the Department of Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproductive Biology and the Institute for Quantitative Health Science and Engineering (https://iq.msu.edu/) at Michigan State University is seeking an enthusiastic and creative postdoctoral fellow to work on a project focusing on mechanisms underlying changes in the three-dimensional structure of the murine uterus and glands promoting embryo implantation. The lab uses classic developmental biology and implantation biology methods, mouse genetics, gene expression analysis and state-of-the art laser-scanning confocal microscopy complemented by 3D image analysis and computational modeling approaches.

Required Qualifications

- Ph.D. in Developmental Biology, Reproductive Physiology, Biomedical Engineering or Biomathematics from an accredited university with at least one first author publication.

  • Work well in a multidisciplinary research team.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Willingness to learn and perform mouse husbandry and animal surgery
  • An interest in approaching biological problems with a quantitative mindset

This position provides excellent academic learning opportunities in a highly interactive and networked environment. You will join a new group of colleagues with access to core facility support and a network of creative experimental and computational collaborations.

For questions email: ripla@msu.edu. Apply here: http://careers.msu.edu/cw/en-us/job/499869/research-associatefixed-term.

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