In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University demonstrating "Excellence in Every Way", the ideal Postdoctoral Research Fellow will possess the willingness to use his or her expertise to assist in the university’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellence.
Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities
The overall aim of this research group is to better understand prostate cancer development, the emergence of subtypes, and their therapeutic response/resistance.
Design and carry out high level, complex research experiments while functioning independently under the general direction of the principal investigators
Perform molecular and cellular experiments
Maintain cell cultures and in vivo experiments
Execute and perform research and deliver results in a timely manner
Supervise and manage a team of research scientists in alignment with project prioritie
Lead small teams in support of logistics and research operations
Must have a PhD in a biological science such as molecular cell biology, cancer biology, or genomic analysis
Experience with cell imaging, bio-informatics analysis or onco-pathological research is desirable
Must have gained significant experience and expertise in statistical analysis, bioinformatics, large-scale analyses of next-generation sequencing data, and cancer genomics; in vivo cellular and molecular pathology, FISH, multi-color flow cytometry, IHC, RNA-seq, etc.
Knowledge and experience in detecting proteins with western blot, ELISA, IHC, IF, and in detecting gene expression using varies methods; in-depth knowledge and experience in histology, pathology, and in vivo imaging using confocal microscope, IVIS, and other tools
Strong writing skills
Experience in handling of human tissue/FFPE samples and Aperio scanner is a plus
Must communicate effectively interpersonally and in writing
Commensurate with education, training and experience; * *Position available initially for 1 year and may extend with salary contingent upon outside funding.
**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements.
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