Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Drake Lab at the University of Minnesota Department of Pharmacology is seeking a motivated postdoctoral fellow to study mechanisms of prostate cancer progression with emphasis on resistance to targeted therapies. The candidate will have the opportunity to join and grow a highly translational laboratory and to analyze experiments relative to the understanding of kinase signaling and targeted cancer therapies or biomarker development in lethal prostate cancer. Training will occur in a collaborative multidisciplinary environment that provides opportunities to develop new technical skills, acquire new knowledge, and advance a career in translational cancer research. The successful candidate is expected to develop and lead independent research projects that will culminate in high-profile publications.
Responsibilities generally include to participate in the design, implementation and evaluation of research; develop experimental procedures; analyze, prepare and present data to study investigators; and author, co-author, and otherwise collaborate on reports, conference papers and publications. This is a professionals-in-training position limited to a period of 3 up to 5 years depending on training needs.
Minimum qualifications are a Ph.D. in biochemistry, cancer biology, or a related discipline
Experience with cell culture and molecular biology is essential.
The ideal candidate will have experience with experimental techniques including quantitative PCR, animal models, western blot, drug dosing, mass spectrometry-based proteomics, signaling kinetics, organoid culture, cell transfection, lentivirus infection, and CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing.
At least one first-author publication in a biomedical journal.
Candidates having experience in analysis of large genomics, transcriptomics, or phosphoproteomics datasets are highly desirable
Internal Number: 329561
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