Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow, for the Cancer Pharmacology (PINE); Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.
The primary purpose of the Postdoctoral Appointee position is to conduct research investigation into the molecular underpinnings of lung tumor biology and molecular targeting of the signaling pathways in cancer under the supervision of the Principal Investigator.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Conducts research experiments in the laboratory and mouse models to understand molecular targeting of the signaling pathway in cancer.
Performs complex RNA and DNA sequence data analyses.
Prepares written reports of the research experiments and data.
Prepares grant proposals based on the research conducted.
Gives oral presentations of the research.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Ph.D. and/or M.D. in a relevant science with at least 4 years post-doctoral training experience (after their residency and/or fellowship) who wish to prepare for careers in academic medicine.
Background in wet lab cancer biology research.
Experience in computational biology including use of bioinformatics tools, OMICs databases, and analysis of RNA and DNA-seq data.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Must be computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
Experience with R and analysis of RNA splicing.
Posting Number: 20ST0139
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 109530
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.