Postdoctoral Research Associate - Cancer Biology

Washington University School of Medicine

St Louis, MO

Job posting number: #7056924 (Ref:43711)

Posted: April 11, 2019

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The laboratory of Dr. Dennis Hallahan and Dr. Dinesh Thotala seeks to appoint a post-doctoral scientist at Washington University in Saint Louis, in the department of Radiation Oncology. We are seeking a highly motivated and dedicated scientist with a deep understanding of immunology to join our team investigating mechanisms of radiation-induced immune and inflammatory responses.
The appointee will work on the elucidation of the mechanism of radiation-induced immune and inflammatory responses using a combination of immunology, molecular biology, and genetics/genomics approaches. The project will focus on T cell development, inflammation, and immunity and would need knowledge in a variety of immunological assays and biological systems.
Prerequisites:
• A graduate with a Ph.D. in Immunology, Molecular biology or a related field
• A strong publication record
• Ability to design and conduct experiments independently
• Ability to work with others as a team
• Ability to write manuscripts and fellowship applications, and present their research at national meetings
• Excellent command of the English language
• Excellent organizational skills
• Experience with mouse models and cellular immunology
Preferred:
• Radiation biology or stem cell biology
• Experience with molecular biology or biochemical techniques
• CRISPR-Cas9 technology, genomics, and proteomics
While funding will be provided for this position, the appointee will be encouraged to write and apply for outside funding to help career development.
Interested applicants should send a cover letter highlighting prior experience and CV to dthotala@wustl.edu
Washington University policy states that the postdoctoral appointment is a training position of limited duration not to exceed five total years, and counts prior postdoctoral appointments towards the five-year total.
Washington University is an equal opportunity employer.




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Job posting number:#7056924 (Ref:43711)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis,Missouri
United States
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