Postdoctoral Scholar Position
University of California, San Francisco
Hematology Oncology, Department of Medicine
A postdoctoral scholar position is available for a highly motivate scientist at the University of California, San Francisco to focus on lung and pancreatic cancers using a combination of genetically engineered mouse models, cell lines, and clinically derived samples. The group is also working to comprehensively model with high fidelity human cancers in mice using a combination of germline genetics and somatic allele delivery by CRISPR and cDNA systems. The ideal candidate will be able to independently develop, guide, and complete research projects.
• Postdoctoral candidates should possess a PhD, MD, or both
• Applicants need to be self-motivated, fast learners, critical thinkers, and enthusiastic about science and medicine.
• Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and independently.
• Strong ability to problem solve and troubleshoot experiments.
• Highly proficient in a variety of molecular and cellular biology techniques, and have strong fundamental knowledge of cancer genetics and epigenetics
• Performing basic molecular biology techniques, including molecular cloning, nucleic acid isolation, PCR, and protein expression analysis.
• Experience performing gene transfer studies using lentiviral infection of human cell cultures.
• Experience primary cell cultures