Postdoctoral Research Associate - Radiation Oncology - Cancer Biology

Washington University in St. Louis   •  

Saint Louis, MO

Industry: Education


Not Specified years

Posted 176 days ago

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The laboratory of Dr. Dennis Hallahan seeks to appoint a postdoctoral researcher at Washington University in Saint Louis, in the department of Radiation Oncology. We are seeking a highly motivated and dedicated scientist with a deep understanding of immunology to join our team investigating mechanisms of radiation-induced immune and inflammatory responses.

The appointee will work on the elucidation of the mechanism of radiation-induced lymphopenia using a combination of immunology, molecular biology, and genetics/genomics approaches. The project will focus on T cell development, inflammation and immunity and would need knowledge in variety of immunological assays and biological systems.

Required Qualifications

  • A  PhD in Immunology, Molecular biology or a related field.
  • A strong publication record.
  • Ability to design and conduct experiments independently.
  • Ability to work with others as a team.
  • Ability to write manuscripts and fellowship applications, and present their research at national meetings.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Experience with mouse models and cellular immunology.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Background in radiation biology or stem cell biology.
  • Experience with molecular biology or biochemical techniques.
  • Experience with CRISPR-Cas9 technology, genomics and/or proteomics.

Salary Range

Base salary for this position is commensurate with experience.