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Postdoctoral Research Associate - Radiation Oncology - 52050
University of Washington in Seattle, Washington
 
 
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Date Posted 05/20/2021
Category
Admin-Laboratory and Research
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Post Doc Instructions

Please do not submit an application to this posting.  To apply for this postdoctoral research opportunity, follow the directions below in “Applicant Special Instructions”.



Department Name/Job Location

This position is in the Department of Radiation Oncology. This position is for the Medical School Campus.



Essential Functions

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Radiation Oncology has an opening for a post-doctoral research associate in the Division of Cancer Biology. The appointee will work in a collaborative environment and have the opportunity to contribute to multiple projects. Current projects in the lab include: 1) development of antibody-drug conjugates for targeted cancer drug delivery, 2) evaluate immune modulation by cancer-specific human antibodies, 3) mechanisms of cancer progression and resistance to therapies.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Actively pursue research under the supervision of the PI while developing skills for independent research.
  • Critically analyze and summarize scientific literature.
  • Develop research questions, design and conduct experiments, and critically analyze data.
  • Communicate methods, data, and results in presentations and via manuscript writing.
  • Assist with grant preparation.


  • Required Qualifications

    • Ph.D. (or equivalent degree) in cancer biology, immunology, molecular biology or a related field.
    • Extensive experience in cancer biology techniques, including multi-color flow cytometry, tissue culture, genetic editing using shRNAs and/or CRISPR, real time PCR, western blotting and microscopy.
    • Outstanding scientific communication skills, including oral presentations and manuscript preparation.


    Preferred Qualifications

    Experience with in vivo mouse models of cancer will be a plus.



    Salary Range

    Base pay commensurate with experience.



    Pre-Employment Screening

    All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.



    Benefits

    This position is eligible for full-time benefits.  Please click the following link to view a summary of benefits:  https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ .



    Applicant Special Instructions

    Interested candidates should send a brief cover letter and curriculum vitae to Dr. Vaishali Kapoor (vkapoor@wustl.edu ).



    EOE Statement

    Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.


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