Job posting number: #7053416
Posted: September 25, 2018
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionGeorgetown University Medical Center
Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
Department of Oncology
Tumor Biology Program
We seek a highly-motivated individual for a postdoctoral position available immediately to join the laboratory of Dr. Maria Laura Avantaggiati in the Department of Oncology, at the Georgetown University Medical Center, located in Washington D.C.
The successful applicant will be involved in NIH-funded projects in one of the following research areas:
1. Mitochondrial structure, biology and function, in relationship to cancer and developmental disorders.
2. Interface regulation between cancer cell metabolism and the tumor immune environment.
3. Development of novel GEM models to study the activity of p53 in tumor initiation and progression in the liver and lung. 4. Development of novel cancer therapeutics.
Applicant(s) should have experience in basic molecular biology techniques, such as protein purification; DNA-protein binding assays; cloning and expression in mammalian cells and in bacteria; quantitative RT-PCR; chromatin immuno-precipitation assays; fluorescence microscopy; drug toxicity assays, southern and northern blot analysis. Experience in metabolism is highly desirable (pathway analysis, seahorse extra-cellular flux analysis).
The salary for this position is commensurate with experience and determined by NIH guidelines.
The current position gives priorities to U.S. citizenship or US permanent residents, although all applications will be considered.
The Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center is one of the few NCI-designated Cancer Centers (LCCC), and it is a recipient of training grants, placing our scientific environment at the cutting edge and highest standards of cancer research. Post-doctoral fellows, students and faculty work in synergy and participate to weekly research data meetings, journal clubs, as well as to many enjoyable social activities. Washington D.C. is ranked amongst the highest for living standards, quality of life and for cultural and intellectual diversity, activities and social gatherings.
Please send a cover letter, detailed resume and name of three references to Dr. Maria Laura Avantaggiati: email@example.com