Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Post Doctoral Fellow for the Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine (CABM) at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
The Postdoctoral Fellow will conduct research on cell growth and cancer, focusing on understanding the complex interplay between signaling pathways and metabolic networks. Many highly impactful projects are available that can be tailored to the applicant's interests and experience. Such projects include determining how signaling pathways coordinate metabolic networks in physiological settings, defining the impact of common oncogenic mutations on cancer cell metabolism, and identifying and exploiting metabolic vulnerabilities in tumors. The Postdoctoral Fellow will work at the interface of basic and translational science, utilizing the latest metabolomics, metabolic flux analysis, and expression profiling approaches in combination with mechanistic studies, to gain a comprehensive understanding of how signaling pathways remodel cellular metabolism and how to leverage these insights for therapeutic benefit. It is expected that research will lead to publications and that the Postdoctoral Fellow present their research and contribute to the preparation of grant and fellowship applications.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Carry out an independent research project studying signaling and/or metabolism in cell growth and cancer.
Keep detailed records of procedures and experiments. Compile data and present findings.
Prepare scientific manuscripts for publication, and contribute to the preparation of research grant and fellowship applications.
Works independently as well as collaboratively, pays attention to detail, demonstrates a strong work ethic.
Keeps abreast of all pertinent federal, state and Rutgers' regulations, laws and policies as they presently exist and as they change or are modified.
Minimum Education and Experience:
A Ph.D. in biology, biochemistry or related field.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Demonstrated research productivity.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Laboratory environment. Universal precautions are mandatory.
This position is contingent on the continued availability of funds to support it.
Posting Number: 20ST1454
Location: Piscataway (RBHS)
Internal Number: 118408
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