Recent Ph.D. and/or M.D. in biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, cancer biology or other life/medical sciences related fields of study is required. Prior publication(s) and training with cycle cell assays, protein biochemistry, leukemia research, knock in and transgenic mouse models and animal xenografts are highly preferred. Effective oral and written communication skills to facilitate attendance at conferences and ability to publish scientific research papers/articles and reports. Must be computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.
The primary purpose of the Postdoctoral Appointee position is to work independently under the direction of the principal investigator to investigate cell cycle regulation in tumor stem cells using mice and zebrafish cancer models. The incumbent will perform expression analysis of human tumors, microinjections in transgenic mice and zebrafish, characterization of tumor development and in vitro analyses of tumor markers. The Postdoctoral Appointee will use various approaches of cell and molecular biology, protein biochemistry or animal models to investigate the roles of cancer stem cells in tumor development and resistance to cancer therapy.
UMDNJ offers a competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package including on-site fitness center & child care. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. For more information, visit www.umdnj.edu/hrweb.