The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) is looking for a Post-Doctoral Scientist interested in understanding the ovarian cancer pathobiology. The lab focuses on the molecular mechanisms of ovarian cancer signaling, role of mutant p53 and ubiquitin proteasome system (UPS) in tumor progression. Test the efficacy of small-molecule inhibitors from UPS in the ovarian cancer intervention. Our research integrates multi-omics approaches, mouse models, patient tumors, cellular and molecular biology techniques.
**Please note the funding and need for this position will end no later than June 30, 2021.
At the IU School of Medicine, we offer focused, systematic and sustained programs that are aligned with three foundational pillars of diversity and inclusion: representational diversity, inclusive working and learning environment, and cultural competence. Therefore, we are looking for applicants who can help ensure all our mission areas are inclusive and equitable.
Required Qualification and Experience 1.Ph.D. in cell/molecular biology, biochemistry or related field 2.Relevant background in cancer biology, transcriptional regulation or cancer epigenetics 3.Experience in molecular and cell biology experiments, mammalian cell culture, ChIP, proteomics, and animal handling 4.Ability to learn and use new techniques, efficient worker in team or independently, and with creative thinking and problem-solving skills 5.Enthusiastic and self-motivated recent PhD graduates, who would like to develop a professional career in biomedical/cancer research 6.Good verbal, writing and computational skills
Department Contact for Questions:
Dr. Sumegha Mitra, Principal Investigator, firstname.lastname@example.org
Stephanie Wallace, for HR or general questions, email@example.com
OAA #: IUSM008872016
Internal Number: 9793
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