Postdoctoral Position

Job Details
Institution: University of Minnesota
Keyword Names: Academic/Research, Cancer/Oncology
Address
Line 1: University of Minnesota
City: Austin
Country: United States

Job Description

Postdoctoral Position

The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota, Austin, MN, USA

An early-stage Postdoctoral position for an extremely motivated and hardworking researcher to study the role of histone mutations and post-translational histone modifications in glioma and melanoma is available at the Hormel Institute, the University of Minnesota in Austin, MN in the Laboratory of Dr. Robinson. Our lab uses novel transgenic mouse and gene editing tools to expand our understanding of tumorigenesis and develop novel therapies for melanoma and glioma.

Essential qualifications:

  • Ph.D. degree in molecular and cellular biology or biomedical sciences.
  • Knowledge of English (both verbal and written).

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in mice handling/willingness to learn.
  • Experience in cancer biology, PCR, cloning, cell culture, genetically engineered mice model is highly desirable.

Knowledge, skills, abilities:

  • Applicants should have the ability to develop new and improved methodology.
  • Good communication and organizational skills.
  • Applicants should have demonstrated scientific productivity, have a strong publication record, design and execute scientific experiments independently, write manuscripts, prepare and submit competitive fellowship applications.

Please send your CV to Dr. James Robinson - Robinsoj@umn.edu