Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Post-doctoral positions available immediately in a cancer immunology laboratory in Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University and Robert Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center. Lab is located in the Lurie Research Building. Research projects will be focused on understanding mechanisms of cancer resistance (de novo and acquired) to immunotherapy and development of novel cancer immunotherapeutic modalities with our current available animal models and reagents. Discovery of biomarker for cancer progression and response to immunotherapy is also a focus. Candidates must have Ph. D. or MD. Experience in immunological assays, animal modeling, and cancer biology is an advantage. Individuals with US citizenship or permanent residence status are preferred. Interested applicants please send your CV with names of three references to Dr. Wu at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To oversee the molecular genetics lab including the maintain the supplies, equipment and ordering of necessary materials
To conduct laboratory experiments including mutation analysis and in situ hybridization as well as others to study melanoma cancer
To help write grants and compete for funding
To supervise students and other techs working in the genetics lab
To help write and contribute to publications resulting from research done in the lab
Performs other duties as assigned.
PhD training in genetics or molecular biology competent in PCR, mutational analysis, and DNA sequencing.
Must have good computer skills, including knowledge of how to use excel
PhD training in genetics, cancer biology, or molecular biology
Experienced in PCR, gene mutational analysis, and DNA sequencing
As per Northwestern University policy, this position requires a criminal background check. Successful applicants will need to submit to a criminal background check prior to employment.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 35392
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Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.