Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking multiple motivated Postdoctoral Fellows, for the Panettieri Laboratory within the Rutgers Institute for Translational Medicine and Science (RITMS).
The Panettieri lab examines signal transduction mechanisms modulating airway tone in the context of asthma, COPD, and fibrotic lung diseases. The Postdoctoral Fellow will focus on understanding how exposure to environmental factors and respiratory pathogens contribute to changes in airway function.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
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.
Provide 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).
Research experience in dissecting/understanding cellular signal transduction utilizing primary human cell types.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
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.
Experience in understanding big data analysis (RNAseq, mass spec/phosphoproteomic analysis, etc) and pathway analysis are a plus.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Ability to lift or exert force up to 25 pounds.
Posting Number: 20ST0902
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 114842
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