Regional Campus: Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Posting Number: 17ST2351
Job Type: Full Time
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow within Radiation Oncology department’s Gatza Laboratory at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Conducts independent breast and ovarian cancer research and analyzes experiments relative to the understanding of oncogenic signaling and response to cancer therapies.
Maintains detailed records of procedures and experiments.
Compiles and presents statistical data with appropriate conclusions and recommendations pertinent to the research.
Prepares grant proposals based on the research conducted and maintains an up to date understanding of the relevant literature.
Assists with the instructing and training of students, fellows, technicians, and laboratory assistants as required.
Home Location Campus: Downtown New Brunswick
Background in cancer biology research as evidenced by a strong publication record in the field is desirable.
Competency in standard laboratory techniques, mouse models of cancer, and knowledge in genomics and/or bioinformatics, including R or MATLAB, is preferred.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
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.
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