Postdoctoral Research Associate

Omaha, Nebraska
In addition to a competitive salary, we offer excellent benefits.
May 16 2019
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Dr. Leah Cook in the Department of Pathology & Microbiology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate to conduct and coordinate research activities in a high paced laboratory that is studying mechanisms of neutrophils in progression and chemo-resistance of pancreatic and prostate cancer and exploration of novel therapeutic targets and strategies. The successful candidate will develop and implement tests, methods and procedures; perform research using mouse models, cell culture and cloning techniques; analyze and review findings; and provide recommendations relevant to the continuation and successful completion of the project(s) and the laboratory. Provides research oversight towards graduate student projects. Candidates should hold a Ph.D. degree in cancer, biology, molecular biology, or related scientific field, which has been awarded within 3 years of application, and experience in research laboratory setting, including animal models. Preferred experience in cancer research and immunology research experience with a knowledge of the development of novel therapeutics with a knowledge of recombinant DNA technology and flow cytometry, as well as demonstrated scholarly activity. Position would start on or about September 1, 2019. Please submit application with cover letter, CV, and three references to Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.