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Postdoctoral Fellow
Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey
Date Posted 07/13/2021
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Employment Type
Application Deadline Open until filled

Position Details

Recruitment/Posting Title Postdoctoral Fellow
Job Category Staff & Executive - Research (Laboratory/Non-Laboratory)
Department CINJ- Basic Research
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Vision, Mission and Core Values: 
Our vision is to be a statewide, national and world leader of scientific discovery, transdisciplinary engagement, translation, patient care and education that improves outcomes for cancer patients and populations. 
We will accomplish this by conducting innovative basic, clinical and population research and cutting-edge patient-centered care that expands our understanding of the etiology and biology of cancer; facilitates the rapid translation of laboratory-based 
discoveries into human studies; develops new approaches and interventions for cancer prevention that decrease cancer incidence 
and mortality; and develops new and better therapies to decrease suffering and mortality from cancer. 
Core Values: Curiosity and Discovery, Integrity, Collaboration, Respect and Caring, Perseverance.
Posting Summary
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow for the Cancer Pharmacology department within Rutgers, Cancer Institute of New Jersey. 
The primary purpose of the Postdoctoral Fellow position is to conduct research investigation into the characterization of oncogenic and tumor suppressor enhancer regions, as well as on the dissection of the interplay between metabolism and epigenetics in T-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (T-ALL) using mouse models under the supervision of the Principal Investigator. Performs research, experiments, and laboratory techniques of a specialized nature under direct supervision of the Principal Investigator. Drafts written reports for inclusion in manuscripts and grant proposals. 
Among the key duties of this position are the following: 
* Conducts research experiments to understand the role and mechanisms of oncogenic and tumor suppressor enhancers 
as well as the interplay between metabolism and epigenetics to unveil new therapeutic strategies. 
* Being able to effectively work with mouse models in vivo and perform FACS analyses. 
* Prepares written reports of the research experiments. 
* Prepares grant proposals based on the research conducted. 
* Gives oral presentations of the research.
Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift
FLSA Exempt
Grade 99S
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary
Annual Mid Range Salary
Annual Maximum Salary
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description Non-Union
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft

Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview

Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility None

Minimum Education and Experience
* Ph.D. and/or M.D. in a relevant science finishing their training (following their residency and/or fellowship) who wish to prepare for careers in academic medicine.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
* Similarly, experience with FACS analyses or the ability to effectively learn this technique. 
* Effective oral and written communication skills. 
* Computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
Preferred Qualifications
* Background in cancer biology research. 
* Experience with mouse colony management and mouse experiments in vivo is highly.
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
* Standing, sitting, walking, talking or hearing. No special vision requirements. Lifting up to 25lbs. 
* Laboratory environment. Moderate noise. Exposure to blood, excrement, antineoplastic drugs and possible exposure to infectious and communicable diseases. Universal precautions are mandatory. Exposure to hazardous chemicals.
Special Conditions

Posting Number 21ST1539
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Downtown New Brunswick
Location Details
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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