• Post Doctoral Fellow

    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Requisition ID
    2018-42737
    Category
    Research
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    COM Radiation Oncology Laboratory
    Post End Date
    9/24/2018
  • Overview

    The Post-Doctoral Researcher will conduct research to characterize the genetic basis of human cancers.The position will also train staff in molecular biology techniques.

     

    Salary offered commensurate to experience

     

     UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
    • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
    • Merchant Discounts
    • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

    Responsibilities

    • Develops, adopts and implements new laboratory methods to achieve characterization of the genetic basis of human cancers
    • Identifies novel genes and examines their role in cancer development
    • Analyzes changes in gene copy number and mRNA or protein expression, gene cloning and mutation detection.
    • Participates in analyzing data for reports for the purpose of grants submissions
    • Trains staff in molecular biology techniques.

    Qualifications

    PhD required. 

     

    Prefer: Tumor micro-environment, animal tumor model, genetic mouse model.

    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Frequently
    Sit: Occasionally
    Walk: Frequently
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 10 lbs or less
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Frequently
    Talk: Occasionally
    Hear: Frequently
    Taste or smell: Frequently
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Frequently
    Physical Environment: Inside Laboratory Environment, Inside Medical Facility Environment, Inside Office Environment
    Noise Level: Quiet
    Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Near visual acuity
    Hazards: Biological, Chemical, Electrical, Fumes/Gases/Odors, Sharp objects/tools

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