Postdoctoral positions are available for enthusiastic and highly motivated individuals who will be expected to use genetically engineered mouse models to investigate the role epigenetic processes and chromatin remodeling enzymes in tumor suppression with the intent of translating the findings into potential drug discoveries.
Candidates will work with Dr. Chandler and his research team to identify areas of interest and expertise that will facilitate the use of gynecologic cancer mouse models to reach an overall project objective of improving women’s health. Qualifications:
A recent Ph.D. (or equivalent degree) with experience and strong first-author publication(s) in biochemistry, molecular and cell biology or cancer-related fields.
An ideal candidate will have experience with research techniques including primary cell culture, protein biochemistry, RNA/DNA work, chromatin immunoprecipitation and/or mouse models of human disease.
A highly organized and detail-oriented scientist with high training potential and strong written and oral communication skills.
A driven individual who is able to exhibit exceptional research productivity and take responsibility for the independent management of the project and the coordination of multi-institutional collaborations.
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_______________________________________________________________ Interested candidates, please contact Dr. Ron Chandler with additional questions: Ronald.Chandler@hc.msu.edu (Office) 616-234-0980 (Lab) 616-234-0995