Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Postdoctoral Appointee for the laboratory of Dr. Joseph Bertino at the Cancer Institute of New Jersey. The primary purpose of the post-doctoral appointee position is to conduct research investigation into the molecular targeting of the signaling pathways in cancer.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Performs research, experiments and laboratory techniques of a specialized nature under the direct supervision of the Principal Investigator.
Prepares written reports of the research experiments.
Helps to prepare grant proposals based on the research conducted.
Gives oral presentations of the research.
Understands and adheres to Rutgers' compliance standards as they appear in RBHS's Corporate Compliance Policy, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policy. Understands, demonstrates and models the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey core values.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Must have a PhD in a relevant science.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to draft written reports for inclusion in manuscripts and grant proposals.
Ability to work independently as well as in a strong team-science environment.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Must be computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
Background in cancer biology research, preferred.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
PHYSICALDEMANDS: Standing, sitting, walking, talking and hearing. No special vision requirements. Lifting up to 25lbs.
WORKENVIRONMENT: Laboratory environment. Moderate noise. Exposure to blood, excrement, antineoplastic drugs and possible exposure to infectious and communicable diseases. Universal precautions are mandatory. Exposure to hazardous chemicals.
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