Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a postdoctoral research associate in the Panettieri laboratory at the Rutgers Institute of Translational Medicine and Science-New Brunswick. The Panettieri lab examines signal transduction mechanisms modulating airway tone in the context of asthma, COPD, and fibrotic lung diseases. The successful candidate will focus on understanding how exposure to environmental factors and respiratory pathogens contribute to changes in airway function, perform detailed duties and responsibilities described below, will have an excellent work ethic, and be both motivated and productive. Position is contingent upon funding.
Duties and Responsibilities include: *Collecting and analyzing data, as well as maintenance of a database of the research data gathered *Planning and executing research projects as assigned *Preparation of high-quality manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals, as well as data for research conference presentations *Learning lab-specific techniques and overseeing others in performing them *Provides supervision and guidance to junior staff, undergraduates, and graduate students *Securing extramural funding during the postdoctoral training
Minimum Education and Experience:
Ph.D. degree in cell and molecular biology, pharmacology, or closely related field (0-2 years of relevant research experience).
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
*Research experience in dissecting/understanding cellular signal transduction utilizing primary human cell types. *Clear evidence of scientific productivity.
Excellent written and oral communication skills. *Ability to work in a highly collaborative team environment.
Candidates with pulmonary research experience are preferred. Experience in understanding big data analysis (RNAseq, mass spec/phosphoproteomic analysis, etc) and pathway analysis are a plus, but not required.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Ability to lift or exert force up to 25 pounds.
General laboratory setting. Requires safety training. Will be exposed to chemicals. Handle controlled substances such as pharmaceutical, radiological or hazardous materials.
Posting Number: 19ST4726
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 105353
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