Postdoctoral Associate or Staff Scientist

Location
Western suburb of Chicago.
Salary
Salary will follow NIH standards and will include competitve benefits.
Posted
January 15 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Postdoc

Postdoctoral Associate or Staff Scientist

Applications are sought for a Postdoctoral Associate or Staff Scientist position in Dr. Wei Qiu's lab at the Department of Surgery/Cancer Biology Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine. The Qiu Lab aims to understand the molecular mechanisms of hepatocarcinogenesis and resistance of current therapeutics for liver cancer. Dr. Qiu has mentored three postdoctoral fellows in the last eight years. One postdoc published five first-author papers in prestigious journals (including two in Hepatology (IF 14.7) within five years. One of the postdocs published two first-author papers, including Gastroenterology (IF 20.8), within three years, while another one published an article on Gastroenterology as a first-author within two years.

The successful candidate will be expected to conduct original research using cells and mouse models to study the molecular mechanisms of hepatocarcinogenesis and resistance of current therapeutics for liver cancer. The successful candidate will be expected to publish research results in peer-reviewed journals and present at national meetings.

Required qualifications: motivated candidates with a doctoral degree and first-author publications; experience with molecular cloning, cancer biology, and mouse experiments, especially intravenous injection is preferred; strong communication skills, both orally and written; research experience with tissue culture, transfection, RNAi, CRISPR/Cas9, molecular cloning, retrovirus and/lentivirus production, real-time PCR, RT-PCR, co-immunoprecipitation, western blotting, IHC, and fluorescence microscopy. Please send your CV to wqiu@luc.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately.

The Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine is conveniently located in Maywood, IL, 16 minutes west of downtown Chicago. It is close to Chicago's western suburbs with several nationally recognized school districts and an excellent environment for raising families. Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We follow NRSA postdoctoral stipend guidelines for postdoctoral salary based on the experiences.

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