Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey is seeking a Visiting Researcher for the Radiation Oncology/Cancer Biology department at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ).
The primary purpose of the Visiting Researcher Scholar position is to work under the direction of the principal investigator. The visiting researcher will work in the area of molecular cancer biology and signaling transduction. The current focus of the lab is the function of p53 in cellular metabolism, the functional study of several novel p53 target genes, and their contribution to tumor suppression. Through above functional and mechanistic studies, we aim to further understand the functions of p53 and identify new molecules in the p53 pathway for potential therapeutic intervention.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Performs research work under the direction of the principal investigator.
Performs functional and mechanistic studies and experiments that are proposed in the grant, with specific focus on the function of the p53 pathway in tumorigenesis and the regulation of the p53 pathway under the direction of the principal investigator.
Must possess effective oral and written communication skills and ability to publish scientific research papers/articles and written reports and oral presentations of research experiments.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Master's Degree, working towards or have recently completed a PhD in molecular biology and/or cellular biology or related field.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Strong background in molecular biology and/or cellular biology.
The ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
Expertise in protein and/or nucleic acid biochemistry.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
Posting Number: 20ST1867
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 121140
About Rutgers University
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