Post Doctoral Fellow, Janson Lab - Rowan-Virtua SOM (Full-Time, Temporary)
Location: Stratford, New Jersey
Internal Number: 498848
The Janson Lab at Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine is seeking a motivated postdoctoral fellow.
The postdoctoral fellow will conduct research inneurodegenerative disease. The fellow shall have technical and theoretical knowledge related to genetics, molecular biology, cell biology, immunocytochemistry. Hands-on experience with common techniques in molecular biology and fluorescence microscopy is required.
Specific tasks will include: design and perform experiments, collection and analysis of data, preparation of reports for peer-reviewed scientific publications, conference presentations, and grant progress reports. The fellow will have opportunities to mentor technicians and graduate students.
SUGGESTED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
· Ph.D. or MD degree (within 5 years) with major in molecular biology, cell biology, genetics, neurobiology or related fields.
· Prior research experience in the areas of model organism system, genetics, genotyping and neurobiology.
ABOUT ROWAN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE:
Rowan University SOM was a part of New Jersey UMDNJ medical school system until the New Jersey Medical and Health Sciences Education Restructuring Act went into effect in 2013. The School of Osteopathic Medicine merged with Rowan University, whereas the northern UMDNJ campuses merged with Rutgers University. The laboratory is located 12 miles outside of Philadelphia. In addition to the state-of-art research environment on campus, the surrounding area of the school is a part of metro Philadelphia and offers amenities such as affordable housing and excellent school district.
Only completed, online applications submitted on or before the deadline will be considered.
Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US, and the university will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.
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