The Chang Lab at Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine is seeking a motivated postdoctoral fellow.
The postdoctoral fellow will conduct research in neuron-immune axis of host-pathogen interactions. The fellow shall have technical and theoretical knowledge related to genetics, molecular biology and cell biology. Hands-on experience with common techniques in molecular biology and fluorescence microscopy is required.
Specific tasks will include: design and perform experiments, collection and analysis of data, preparation of reports for peer-reviewed scientific publications, conference presentations, and grant progress reports. The fellow will have opportunities to mentor technicians and graduate students.
SUGGESTED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
· Ph.D. degree (within 5 years) with major in molecular biology, cell biology, genetics, neurobiology or related fields.
· Prior research experience in the areas of model organism system, genetics, neurobiology, and/or host-pathogen interactions.
· Previous research experience in C. elegans genetics and/or neurobiology will receive first consideration.
ABOUT ROWAN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE:
Rowan University SOM was a part of New Jersey UMDNJ medical school system until the New Jersey Medical and Health Sciences Education Restructuring Act went into effect in 2013. The School of Osteopathic Medicine merged with Rowan University, whereas the northern UMDNJ campuses merged with Rutgers University. The laboratory is located 12 miles outside of Philadelphia. In addition to the state-of-art research environment on campus, the surrounding area of the school is a part of metro Philadelphia and offers amenities such as affordable housing and excellent school district.
The lab webpage: https://research.rowan.edu/research-areas/biomedical/chang/index.html
Inquiries and questions can be sent to changh at rowan.edu
To apply, please send your CV, a cover letter and contact of three references to the following email address: hchanglabrecruit at gmail.com