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JOB DESCRIPTION: Helps design and conduct research within a specified field while receiving advanced training from a designated Principal Investigator to enhance professional skills and research independence needed for pursuit of a career. The specific area of research in which the trainee is mentored is determined by the department and laboratory of the Postdoc. Designs and evaluates experiments. Develops new ideas that promote current research. Prepares and publishes scientific manuscripts under the direction of the Principal Investigator. May be responsible for operation of specific equipment. May teach techniques to others, train, and supervise research staff. Positions are temporary appointments as a research trainee. The initial appointment is for one year, renewal expected if progress is satisfactory and funds are available. Appointments cannot exceed five years.
This position is eligible for an institutional T32 grant (T32DK108735 "Research Training in translational gastroenterology and hepatology)
This position will be a joint appointment between the Ortlund (Dept. of Biochemistry) and Calvert (Dept. of Surgery) Laboratories.
Candidate will be responsible for characterization of murine response to novel modulators of the NR5A family of nuclear receptors. Techniques may include qPCR, Western Blotting, cell culture, murine handling/ surgery, metabolic assays. Ideal candidate would have experience in managing high dimensional data sets.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., DDS etc) in an appropriate field. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator.
Preferred Qualifications: Requires a doctoral degree in Biochemistry or related field. Candidates who have research experience in biochemistry, cell biology, and murine handling are strongly preferred. Ideal candidate would be motivated, possess excellent written and oral communication skills and possess a strong desire and ability to work as a team in a collaborative environment.
Please submit online a CV, cover letter, and list of references.
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