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Post-Doctoral Associate (DNA Repair, Genome Stability and Molecular Biology of Cancer)

The Hormel Institute, University of MN
Austin, Minnesota
Up to $65,000 per year + benefits
Closing date
Jun 20, 2021

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Life Sciences, Cancer Research
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Full Time
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Job Details

The position entails working on multiple projects at any given time. Participate in the design, implementation, and evaluation of research studies. Collect data and develop data collection procedures; train and supervise data collection personnel. Design, organize, and implement project database; analyze data. Collaborate on reports and publication of findings.

Required Qualifications

  • PhD in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, or related Biomedical Sciences with minimum 2 years postdoctoral laboratory experience. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong background in molecular biology, cell biology and biochemistry.
  • Experience in cancer cell biology, biological computation/informatics, gene expression, epigenetics, drug development, functional genomics, molecular carcinogenesis, chemoprevention, cancer therapeutics or other areas of cancer research is preferred.
  • Prior experience using yeast cells and/or mammalian cell culture and standard molecular biology techniques is preferred.
  • A background in chromatin biology, genome stability maintenance, DNA repair, next generation DNA sequencing and bioinformatics is preferred, but not required.
  • Strong organizational, written, and verbal communication skills in English
  • Ability to work independently with minimal oversight from PI.
  • Ability to effectively manage research projects.
  • Strategic planning, prioritization and goal setting are required.
  • Enthusiasm, self-motivation, and ability to excel in highly competitive and rapidly evolving cancer research environment.
  • Demonstrated scientific productivity, and strong publication record.
  • Ability and interests in preparing and submitting competitive fellowship applications.


The Hormel Institute, a biomedical research center of the University of Minnesota, was established in 1942 and has a long reputation in producing world class medical research. The Institute's research success has resulted in a second major expansion of its research facilities and includes a new state of the art laboratory building to open in 2016. The Hormel Institute offers its research scientists complete access to state of the art equipment that includes a FACS cell sorter; confocal microscopy; flow cytometry; protein crystallography robotics and defraction system; nano-HPLC-AB SCIEX triple TOF 5600 mass spectrometry; and a Blue Gene/L and 3 racks of Linux GPU supercomputers for computational biology.

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