Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
This is a postdoctoral associate position available to participate in ongoing research in the Jensen laboratory. This work will involve characterization of protein kinase signaling pathways regulating osteoclast biology. The work will make use of mouse models, cell culture systems, and molecular biology strategies to understand protein kinase regulation of cellular differentiation, motility and actin cytoskeleton, gene expression and other processes. Chief duties will include research design, implementation and data interpretation. The Postdoctoral Associate with be involved in preparing manuscripts from their work, assist in training and supervision of technicians and other students and be expected to participate actively in departmental and other seminars and journal clubs.
The ideal candidate will possess a relevant technical skill-set, a strong publication record, excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate with PI to set project goals and directions toward establishing independence as a scientist.
80% Experimental design and implementation
5% Assist in planning and drafting extramural research proposals. Will work with lab PI to plan and draft portions of research grants
5% Drafting scientific manuscripts. Will participate as an important author of manuscripts describing their work
5% Training/supervision of technicians and undergraduates. The postdoc will work with undergraduate and graduate students in the lab and is expected to foster the development of junior lab members.
5% Participation in seminars, journal clubs and symposia. Will attend and participate in relevant local seminars and journal clubs, and present their work at national/international scientific conferences.
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.
Essential Qualifications: All applicants must have a PhD or equivalent advanced degree in cell biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, or a related field.
Preferred Qualifications: Expertise in molecular biology, mammalian cell culture, mouse molecular genetics, proteomics research and skeletal physiology are all is desirable.
Internal Number: 331459
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