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Research Associate (Postdoctoral Fellow) - Dr. Valerie Chai's Lab

Loyola University Chicago

Job Description

Job Title
Research Associate (Postdoctoral Fellow) - Dr. Valerie Chai's Lab
Position Title
Research Associate (Postdoctoral Fellow) - Dr. Valerie Chai's Lab
Position Number
Job Category
University Faculty
Job Type
Full-Time
FLSA Status
Exempt
Campus
Maywood-Health Sciences Campus
Location Code
Dept of Cancer Biology (06311A)
Department Name
DEPARTMENT OF CANCER BIOLOGY
Is this split and/or fully grant funded?
Yes
Duties and Responsibilities
A Postdoctoral Associate position is immediately available in Prof. Weihang (Valerie) Chai’s lab at the Department of Cancer Biology, Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine. We are seeking motivated postdoctoral researcher to conduct original research using human cell lines and mice to study the role of genome instability and replication stress in carcinogenesis, and how to genome maintenance to improve cancer treatment. We are a highly interactive team using integrated genomics, molecular/cell biology, and in vivo approaches to advance targeted cancer therapy. Successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in a discipline related to the molecular and cellular cancer research. Applicants should have strong skills in molecular and cell biology, excellent communication skills, both orally and written, and a solid publication record. Experience with animal handling is preferred but not required. Salary is commensurate with experience and accomplishments. Additional information regarding the Chai Lab can be found at: https://weihangchai.wixsite.com/chailab Please email your CV to: vchai@luc.edu.
Qualifications
Ph.D. in cell or molecular biology, or other discipline related to the molecular biosciences.
Physical Demands
Standing, Repetitive Motions
Working Conditions
Odors, Animals, Irregular Hours
Minimum Education and/or Work Experience
Ph.D. in biochemistry, cell or molecular biology, or other discipline related to the molecular biosciences; demonstrated expertise in working with cancer stem cells to study cancer initiation and progression; a publication record consistent with background; strong communication skills, both orally and written; research experience with tissue culture, transfection, RNAi, CRISPR/Cas9, molecular cloning, retrovirus and/lentivirus production, PCR, real-time PCR, RT-PCR, co-immunoprecipitation, western blotting, fluorescence microscopy.
Open Date
09/19/2022
Close Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Quick Link for Posting
https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/21918
Job Number
8550516
Organizational Location
HEALTH SCIENCES CAMPUS

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