A postdoctoral position is available in the Department of Developmental Biology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, United States. The Postdoctoral Fellow/Scholar will study tumor heterogeneity by exploring the functional interactions between various types of tumor cells within a tumor using mouse mammary tumor models and human xenograft models.
This position is available for the candidate who has a strong background on molecular and cellular biology. The experience with mammary fat pad transplantation, FACS analysis/sorting, and in vitro 3D cell culture will be a plus. The candidate should have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree(s), and be a highly motivated individual with the ability to work independently and with good oral and written communication skills in English. Competitive salary and fringe benefits including health insurance are included within this position.
To apply, please send
(1) your curriculum vitae;
(2) a cover letter describing your background, research interests and career goals; and
(3) contact information for three references to:
Dr. Mei Zhang
Department Name :: 35322-Med-Developmental Biology
Job Classification :: Research II
Position number :: 0130089
Working Title :: Research Technician
Assignment Category :: Regular, Full-Time
Hiring Range :: $19,656.00 - $31,044.00
If other campus or on campus, please specify
Rangos Research Center
Job Type Staff
Percent of Effort 100
This Research Technician position will work with other technicians in the laboratory to maintain production of mice for mouse mutagenesis screen.
The main responsibilities include checking for pregnant females, looking for new births, setting up mating pairs, weaning mice, ear tagging mice and record keeping. Additional duties may include collecting mouse tail and skin samples, shipping mice and general laboratory maintenance. Experience with mice handling is highly desired.
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