The Department of Radiation Oncology at Emory University School of Medicine has two postdoctoral positions available in the Orthwein lab located in the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University.
The individuals will have a PhD in molecular/cellular biology, immunology, biochemistry or related discipline, will utilize multi-omics applications (targeted proteomics, CRISPR screening, single-cell transcriptomics) to characterize novel factors involved in the maintenance of genome stability in physiological and pathological contexts. Experience with proteomic and/or CRISPR approaches is needed. The individuals must also be able to collaborate with interdisciplinary research teams, communicate and write effectively as demonstrated by peer reviewed publications and conference attendance.
- Help design and conduct research within a specified field while receiving advanced training from a designated Principal Investigator to enhance professional skills and research independence needed for pursuit of a career.
- Set up experiments as prescribed by a principal investigator (PI).
- Develop new ideas that promote current research.
- Maintain records, files and logs of work performed in laboratory notebooks and computer databases.
- Prepare and publishes scientific manuscripts under the direction of the PI.
- Perform related responsibilities as required by PI.
Six months probationary is standard, renewal expected provided progress is satisfactory and funds remain available. The ideal candidates must be willing to commit to at least two years. Postdoctoral appointments cannot exceed five years.
Positions require in-person, working remotely is not an option at this time.
- A PhD in molecular/cellular biology, immunology, biochemistry or related discipline.
- Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills.
- The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues.
- Additional qualifications as specified by the PI.
Interested candidates must formally apply on-line at Emory University HR, https://www.hr.emory.edu/careers/ Job #96626 and send the following to the e-mail address below using
Subject: Post-doctoral candidate.
1) Cover letter,
2) CV and
3) names of two references with contact information.
PI: Alexandre Orthwein, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Division of Cancer Biology
Department of Radiation Oncology
Emory University School of Medicine
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University