Post Doctoral Associate - 497263



Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024

Title: Post Doctoral Associate

Department Org: Dept. of Cell and Cancer Biology - 107500

Employee Classification: P3 - Post Doctoral Assoc FT-HSC

Bargaining Unit: Professional Staff Association

Primary Location: HSC C

Shift: 1

Posted Salary: Salary commensurable based on experience

Weekend/Holiday: True

Job Description:

This is a foundation funded post-doctoral position, where the incumbent PhD. level candidate will work towards evaluation the efficacy of new compounds in the treatment of pancreatic cancer in vivo

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in cancer biology or related field
• Practical familiarity with standard tissue culture, mouse models of pancreatic cancer studies, molecular techniques and instrumentation utilized in a cancer biology research laboratory.

• Ability to write manuscripts for publication
• Proven track record of publications in peer-reviewed journals.
• Experience mentoring junior scientists such as undergraduate and graduate students.
Communication and other skills:
• Ability to lead one main project and also contribute to various ongoing research projects concurrently
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills (in English)
• Ability to work cooperatively with a multidisciplinary research team
• Ability to perform experiments with initiative and independence, under general guidance from the PI.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience working in the field of in vivo efficacious studies, preferred
• Hands on experience with gene-manipulation techniques like Lentiviral transduction, CRISPR-Cas9 knockout is preferred

Conditions of Employment:

To promote the highest levels of health and well-being, the University of Toledo campuses are tobacco-free. To further this effort, the University of Toledo Health Science Campus Medical Center is requiring candidates for employment to be nicotine-free. Pre-employment health screening requirements will include cotinine (nicotine) testing, as well as drug and other required health screenings for the position. With the exception of positions within University of Toledo Main Campus and the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, the employment offer is conditional upon successful completion of a cotinine test and Occupational Health clearance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

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