The Department of Preventive Medicine is in search of a post-doctoral fellow.
We seek a motivated post-doctoral fellow to join our ongoing studies on the cancer-causing potential of new and emerging tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes and heat-not-burn devices. Candidates are expected to have working knowledge of routine molecular biology techniques used for cancer genetic or epigenetic studies. Hands-on experience with assays that detect DNA damage/repair, mutation, DNA methylation, and/or histone modifications is a plus. Priority will be given to those who have prior work experience with microarray- or next generation sequencing-based platforms. Candidates with successful publication record in scholarly journals are preferred.
Minimum Education:Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate within previous five yearsMinimum Experience:~1 yearMinimum Field ol Expertise:Directly related education in researdl specialization with advanced knowledge ofequipment, procedures and analysis methods.Preferred Field of Expertise:Publications in peer-reviewed joumals in the same or related field.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.