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Postdoctoral Fellow, Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory, Dr. Christina Towers

Employer
Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Location
La Jolla, California, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Sep 23, 2022

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Genetics, Biology
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Fellowship
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Description

We have multiple post-doctoral positions available in the Towers lab. Our work combines basic cell biology techniques and physiologically relevant cancer models to ask how cancer cells adapt when essential cellular recycling processes are blocked. We are looking for self-motivated and inquisitive scientist to join the team. Applicants should have a solid background in cancer biology and/or cell biology techniques with an eagerness to learn more. Additional skills in mouse models of cancer, optogenetics, cell metabolism, autophagy, and/or mitochondrial biology would be preferred. To learn more about the lab here: https://towers.salk.edu/

Responsibilities:
  • Perform investigational studies to understand how cancer models to ask how cancer cells adapt when essential cellular recycling processes are blocked.
  • Perform cell biology experiments and/or perform in-vivo experiments in animal models such as mice or zebra fish.
  • Execute experiments independently and contribute to collaborative projects.
  • Write grants and manuscripts for publishing. (if applicable for this role)
  • Train and supervise junior staff and participate in overall lab management.
  • Analyze and present data at local and national meetings.

Education

PhD in Biological Sciences, Cellular/Molecular Biology or related fields.

Application Instructions:

Applicants should submit a current resume, names of three references, and an indication of the experimental direction they would like to pursue based on their reading of our recent papers.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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