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Cancer Biology, GeneticsPosted by: Postdoc positions by NIH
Posted date: 2020-Mar-05
The purpose of this position is to conduct research in the lab of Dr. Urbain Weyemi. The Weyemi Lab's mission is to decode the dialogue between genomic instability and redox homeostasis in human diseases. Read more about our research at: https://www.weyemilab.com/Responsibilities:
PhD in Cancer Biology, Molecular and Cellular Biology, or Biochemistry. Strong knowledge of cancer biology; and experience in molecular biology, cell biology, genetics techniques (cloning, generation of mutant plasmids, use of short hairpin RNA interference, CRISPR/Cas9 engineering in mammalian cells, etc.). Excellent written and oral communication and ability to work independently. Ability to define problems, design studies to resolve problems, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret results and analyses to ensure validity of conclusions. Familiarity with engineering and or scientific equipment ordinarily used in college laboratory work.
PhD must have been received within the past three years. This is a temporary training position that can be renewed annually, for a maximum of five years based upon performance review, progress towards research goals, and continuation of funding.
Ability to perform the following: mouse breeding – tumor implantation (fad pad injection, tail-vein injection, orthotopic xenografts) – mouse pathology- bioimaging. Use of bioinformatics. Tools/Software to analyze gene regulation and cell metabolism ( Partek , IPA , Analysis of TCGA datasets, etc.).To Apply:
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer , complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
This post will be available until June 5, 2020.
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