Post-doctoral research associate positions available immediately in Dr. Wu’s laboratory located in a rich and stimulating research environment in Robert Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center/Northwestern University Chicago Campus in the Magnificant Mile, Downtown Chicago. Dr. Wu’s research focuses on mechanisms of cancer immune evasion, development of novel NKG2D-axis mediated cancer immunotherapeutics, and mechanisms of immunotherapy induced autoimmune toxicity, and novel immunotherapy for prostate cancer (http://www.linkedin.com/pub/jennifer-wu/69/453/98b). Lab has created unique state-of the art Rosa 26 conditional knock-in mouse models for these studies. Lab also has access to clinical samples. Candidates must have a Ph. D and experience in immunological assays. Experience with animal model and cancer biology is an advantage. Candidate must be self-driven, highly motivated with career development goals, and work well in collaborative team environment. Interested applicants please send your CV with names of three references to Dr. Wu at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To oversee the molecular genetics lab including the maintain the supplies, equipment and ordering of necessary materials.
To conduct laboratory experiments including mutation analysis and in situ hybridization as well as others to study melanoma cancer.
To help write grants and compete for funding.
To supervise students and other techs working in the genetics lab.
To help write and contribute to publications resulting from research done in the lab.
PhD training in genetics or molecular biology competent in PCR, mutational analysis, and DNA sequencing.
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)
Must have good computer skills, including knowledge of how to use excel.
PhD training in genetics, cancer biology, or molecular biology.
Preferred Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities)
Experienced in PCR, gene mutational analysis, and DNA sequencing.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 37452
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Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.