Post - doc Heuckeroth Lab: Enteric nervous system, Genetics, Stem cells

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia   •  

Philadelphia, PA

Industry: Healthcare


Not Specified years

Posted 55 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Shift: Any

Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time

Job Summary

Applicants should have PhD or MD/PhD training, great publications, and enjoy thinking deeply about complex and interesting biology. Trainees will be expected to work independently and collaboratively for most of our projects, and a high level of personal and professional integrity is expected. Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems, write, and communicate is valued.

To apply, please send to

  1. Curriculum vitae
  2. College transcript
  3. Medical school or graduate school transcripts
  4. Copies of publications (3 top papers to highlight your work)
  5. A description of your short term and long term goals indicating why our work interests you
  6. Letters of recommendation (at least two)

The postdoctoral fellow will, under the direction/guidance of a mentor Robert O. Heuckeroth, M.D. Ph.D., assume responsibility for a specific, on-going research project. The postdoc experience will serve to extend, refine and enhance skills necessary for professional and career development, and will enable the individual to broaden his/her scientific background by acquiring new research capabilities. It is expected that this individual will conduct independent scholarly research, and will contribute directly to the overall research goals of the project and the research group. Postdocs will be expected to participate in project planning, recording and interpretation/evaluation of data, and communication of results. Postdocs will also be expected to acquire technical, lab management, and manuscript/grant writing skills; and participate in seminars, lectures, poster sessions and presentations at national meetings. Postdoctoral fellows also may be required to supervise junior lab members, develop new methods and protocols for research, and assist with the development of other research projects in the lab.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Conduct independent scholarly research and develop new methods and protocols
  2. Participate in project planning, recording and evaluation of data
  3. Acquire technical, lab management and grant writing skills
  4. Participate in seminars, lectures, poster sessions and presentation at national meetings
  5. Supervise junior lab members
  6. Assist with other research projects

Required Education and Experience

  • A terminal degree PhD, MD, DVM, etc.
  • According to the CMS (Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services) a copy of diploma or transcript is required as proof of academic achievement for all non-laboratory personnel performing non-waived POC testing

Req ID: 17861