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Postind Date: July 21, 2021                                                                                                    Postind End Date: Septmeber 21, 2021

Position: Postdoctoral Research Fellow                                                                                 Department: Center for Biomedical Research/RMI

Status: Full- Time (Exempt)     (Two Position)

Special Qualifications
In keeping with the President's commitment to Tuskegee University becoming  "One Tuskegee”,  the ideal Postdoctoral Research Fellow will possess the willingness to use their expertise in transforming Tuskegee into a leading 21st century living and learning environment.

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities

  • The overall aim of this research group is to better understand prostate cancer development, the emergence of subtypes, and their therapeutic response/resistance.
  • Design and carry out high level, complex research experiments while functioning independently under the general direction of the principal investigators
  • Perform molecular and cellular experiments
  • Maintain cell cultures and in vivo experiments
  • Execute and perform research and deliver results in a timely manner
  • Supervise and manage a team of research scientists in alignment with project prioritie
  • Lead small teams in support of logistics and research operations

Qualifications

  • Must have a PhD in a biological science such as molecular cell biology, cancer biology, or genomic analysis
  • Experience with cell imaging, bio-informatics analysis or onco-pathological research is desirable
  • Must have gained significant experience and expertise in statistical analysis, bioinformatics, large-scale analyses of next-generation sequencing data, and cancer genomics; in vivo cellular and molecular pathology, FISH, multi-color flow cytometry, IHC, RNA-seq, etc.
  • Knowledge and experience in detecting proteins with western blot, ELISA, IHC, IF, and in detecting gene expression using varies methods; in-depth knowledge and experience in histology, pathology, and in vivo imaging using confocal microscope, IVIS, and other tools
  • Strong writing skills
  • Experience in handling of human tissue/FFPE samples and Aperio scanner is a plus
  • Must communicate effectively interpersonally and in writing

Salary
Commensurate with education, training and experience; * *Position available initially for 1 year and may extend with salary contingent upon outside funding.

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements.

Applications are available at the following link:
https://www.tuskegee.edu/Content/Uploads/Tuskegee/files/HR/Fillable-TU-EMPLOYMENT-APPLICATION.pdf

Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, a list of (3) letters of recommendation (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for this position. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints. Application packets with missing information will be considered incomplete and will not be processed.

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