Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) invites applications for the position of Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Molecular Biology to work on a project involving cell engineering and construction of expression vectors for the purpose of transient and stable expression of target genes in human and mouse cells. This work will be held in the laboratory of Michael Wigler.
The candidate should have skills in cell culture, fluorescent microscopy, and transfection. They will be asked to apply these skills in a team effort to discover inhibitors of cancer genes, genes with gain of function mutations, viruses and explore these inhibitors in cell culture and model animal systems.
EDUCATION: Successful applicants will possess a PhD degree or equivalent in molecular biology
EXPERIENCE: Three to four years of research experience is preferred. Prior experience in biology, molecular biology and cell engineering is essential.
SKILLS: The successful candidate should possess excellent organizational, analytical, and communication skills, maintaining data spreadsheets, be willing to take the initiative, and will be able to work effectively and productively in a team-oriented environment while maintaining a strong sense of integrity.
Interested candidates should apply online to position # 02822-R using the following link: https://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/17548.
We offer a highly collaborative social and scientific environment as well as a competitive salary and benefits.
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is a world-renowned research and educational institution with programs in cancer, neuroscience, plant biology, genomics and bioinformatics. The Laboratory is recognized internationally for its excellence in research and educational activities.
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Internal Number: 02822-R
About Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Since 1890, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has been a global leader in research and education. The international scientific community at CSHL provides a unique and stimulating atmosphere for doctoral research?an environment where students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty work side-by-side. The Watson School of Biological Sciences (WSBS) was founded on the belief that with well thought-out mechanisms, enthusiastic involvement of faculty, and highly motivated students, an innovative curriculum could be provided that would allow students to earn a doctoral degree in a shorter time than in traditional programs without compromising the quality of their training. The curriculum is designed to train students to become scholars and independent thinkers.