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Centrosome Biology, Advanced MicroscopyPosted by: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Posted date: 2018-Aug-04
The Centrosome Biology Section, headed by Dr. Jadranka Loncarek, within the Laboratory of Protein Dynamics and Signaling (LPDS) at the Center for Cancer Research (CCR), National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Frederick, Maryland is recruiting a Postdoctoral Fellow.
Studies in the Loncarek group aim to unravel details of centrosome and centriole ultrastructure and the mechanisms that regulate centriole assembly and maintenance. The successful applicant will work in a dynamic and collaborative group and with an extensive network of intramural and extramural researchers. We combine advanced biochemical and cell biology methodologies with various modalities of advanced microscopy (multicolor live cell imaging, super-resolution microscopy (SIM, STORM), correlative light/electron microscopy, and laser microsurgery). To learn more about LPDS, please visit https://ccr.cancer.gov/Laboratory-of-Protein-Dynamics-and-Signaling.
About NCI's Center for Cancer Research: The Center for Cancer Research (CCR) is an intramural research component of the National Cancer Institute (NCI). CCR’s infrastructure facilitates basic and clinical studies and provides extensive opportunities for collaboration and allows scientists and clinicians to undertake high-impact laboratory and clinic-based investigations. Investigators are supported by a wide array of intellectual, technological and research resources. For an overview of CCR, please visit http://ccr.cancer.gov/.Qualifications:
We are looking for candidates with a strong interest in centriole/cell biology and microscopy. Candidates must have a strong command of advanced techniques in molecular and cell biology as well as mammalian cell culture. Experience in light or electron microscopy is an advantage. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. or equivalent, less than two years of postdoctoral experience, and a record of scientific accomplishments as evidenced by peer review publications. The successful candidate must have proven analytical, communication, and problem-solving skills.To Apply:
Please send cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interest and contact information for three references to ApplyLPDSnih.gov. Please write ‘Postdoctoral application’ in the subject heading.
This position is subject to a background investigation. The NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs. DHHS, NIH, and NCI are Equal Opportunity Employers