Postdoctoral Fellow - Institute of Human Virology-(160001C9)
Applications are invited for a full-time Post-Doctoral Fellow position in the Laboratory for Stem Cell & Cancer Biology, Basic Science Division of the Institute of Human Virology, School of Medicine to join an active research group unraveling the molecular mechanisms that govern self-renewal and differentiation of Hematopoietic Stem Cells (HSCs). Successful candidates will work in a highly collaborative multi-project environment with the goal of understanding cell intrinsic and extrinsic regulation of hematopoiesis. Please refer to our recent publications for further information (Nakagawa, The Journal of Experimental Medicine, 2015 and Lu, Stem Cells, 2016). The current position requires a driven, motivated and enthusiastic individual.
Please include a cover letter summarizing your past experience, research interests and career goals, PDF of up to three representative publications, and CV including the names and contact information of three references to the attention of Dr. Chozha Rathinam.
We are seeking highly motivated and collaborative individuals with PhD or MD/PhD capable of independent reasoning and excited about learning new technologies. The candidates should have excellent writing and communication skills and familiar with techniques such as multi color flow cytometry, cell isolation from solid organs, in-vitro culture of HSCs, Bone Marrow Transplantation, Western Blotting, Confocal Microscopy, ELISA, RT-PCR and animal handling. Applicants should have prior experience in working with HSCs or hematology related areas and should have at least one or two HSC/hematology related published articles.
If accommodations are needed, contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-7171, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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