Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Department of Surgery at the University of Minnesota wishes to hire a full-time Post Doc. This person will work on research related to the projects funded by NIH and other sources developing novel oncolytic adenovirus-based cancer therapeutics.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
1. Participate in the design, implementation and evaluation of research studies in development of cancer therapeutics based on viral vectors. The activities include cloning, cell culture, virus amplification/purification, complex viral vector system design and construction, in vitro and in vivo analyses of the products based on various molecular biology techniques for evaluation of developed therapeutics, and also collection and data analyses; reports and publication of findings.
2. Develop of research ideas, projects and study protocols Participate in weekly lab meeting. Participate in weekly one-on-one meeting with PI. Generate relevant and novel research ideas for grant applications
3. Prepare and Present Abstracts for Podium or Poster
4. Manuscript writing and submission to scientific journals
Required: PhD or equivalent in Biological sciences with a specialization in development of cancer therapeutics and/or gene therapy approaches. Extensive research experience in a vigorous academic research setting and excellent written and oral communication skills are required.
Preferred: Experience in viral vector development, molecular cloning, and immunology.
Internal Number: 328066
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