Postdoctoral Scholar Position

Employer
University of California, San Francisco
Location
Helen Diller, UCSF
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
June 05 2020
Discipline
Life Sciences
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Postdoc

Postdoctoral Scholar Position

University of California, San Francisco

Hematology Oncology, Department of Medicine

A postdoctoral scholar position is available for a highly motivated scientist at the University of California, San Francisco to focus on lung or pancreatic cancer using a combination of genetically engineered mouse models, cell lines, and clinically derived samples. Our group is highly collaborative with basic programs in Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Biochemistry and Anatomy at UCSF and deeply integrated into the clinical translational groups at our cancer center. The ideal candidate will be able to independently develop, guide, and complete research projects. 

Qualifications:

  • Recent PhD or MD degrees
  • Applicants need to be self-motivated, fast learners, critical thinkers, and enthusiastic about science and medicine.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and independently.
  • Strong ability to problem solve and troubleshoot experiments.
  • Highly proficient in a variety of molecular and cellular biology techniques, and have strong fundamental knowledge of cancer genetics and epigenetics
  • Performing basic molecular biology techniques, including molecular cloning, nucleic acid isolation, PCR, and protein expression analysis.
  • Experience performing gene transfer studies using lentiviral infection of human cell cultures.
  • Experience primary cell cultures

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