Posted about 2 weeks agoExpires on October 07, 2019
We are looking for a post-doctoral researcher with a strong background in Molecular Neuroscience to study the effects of mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) donation and their organelles on the treatment of accelerated aging as a result of cancer treatment at the cellular and molecular level in mouse models. We are looking for somebody who is creative and eager to explore novel pathways of regeneration of the brain as a result of cell therapy.
The primary purpose of the Research Scientist is to apply their technical expertise and experience to plan, coordinate, design, supervise and carry out research projects. Impacts cancer research throughout the institution
Transfection of MSC and neuronal cells.
Culturing of neuronal precursors and mature neurons.
Isolation of cellular organelles.
Intravital and super resolution microscopy.
Collect and process ex vivo biological samples.
Perform metabolic studies using Seahorse Flux analysis.
Responsible for monitoring laboratory equipment and implementing safety procedures.
Strong interest in basic and translational research.
Supervision of 1-2 research assistants.
Required: PhD in one of the natural sciences or related field or Medical degree With PhD, no experience required. With Medical degree, two years of experience in experimental or scientific work.
It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html
Requisition ID: 127137
Employment Status: Full-Time
Employee Status: Regular
FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay
Work Week: Days
Fund Type: Soft
Pivotal Position: No
Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 53,200
Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 66,500
Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 79,800
Science Jobs: Yes