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Post Doctoral Researcher
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James Cancer Hospital/CCC
Comprehensive Cancer Center
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Position summary

Post Doctoral Researcher (Job Opening 443076) - Post doctoral researcher to pursue specialized research training and experience under the guidance of a scientific mentor; conducts research to determine the role of the tumor microenvironment of thyroid cancers; develops, adopts and implements new laboratory methods to investigate the tumor microenvironment and test its functional role in cancer progression; manages transgenic mouse models of thyroid cancer, based on previous experience; performs in vitro lab work including cell culture, PCR, Western blotting, immunohistochemistry, immunoflourescence, and confocal microscopy, as well as furthering these skills; coordinates experiments with core facilities including comparative pathology, genomics, etc.; participates in analyzing data for reports for the purpose of grants submissions and manuscripts; learn to prepare grant applications and manuscripts for submission; learn to perform research presentations at local, regional, and national conference; learn to train staff in molecular biology techniques; learn to manage day-to-day activities of lab; with the assistance of PI, learn to develop independent research strategy.

Education and experience

A Doctoral degree in an appropriate discipline is required. Requires successful completion of a background check; qualified candidates may be asked to complete a pre-employment physical including a drug screen.