POST DOCTORAL TRAINING POSITION IN CANCER METABOLISM AND IMMUNE FUNCTION
We are looking to recruit a post-doctoral trainee to work on a project whose focus is to determine the interaction between altered tumor metabolism and immune microenvironment. This is a 5 year NIH-funded project.
- Education: PhD
- The potential candidate should have no more than 3 years following completion of PhD.
- The candidate should have first author paper(s) from the graduate and post-doctoral work.
- The candidate should have outstanding communication and writing skills and should be a good team player.
- Prior experience in the areas of breast cancer, tumor metabolism, cancer metabolism and immunology is a plus.
- Candidate should be able to design logical experiments, execute them, analyze the data, interpret the data as well as demonstrate competency in trouble shooting.
- On the technical side, the candidate should be well versed with in cell culture, organoid cultures, shRNA based knockdowns, phenotypic assessment using functional studies, QPCR, immunoblot etc.
- Candidate should also have experience with in vivo work including generation of xenograft tumors, survival surgery and in vivo drug administration. Salary per NIH scale.