Postdoctoral Scholar – Surgical Research
The Penn State College of Medicine, Department of Surgery and the Irvin S. Zubar Surgical Research Laboratory, in Hershey, PA is seeking an innovative and highly driven post-doctoral scholar capable of executing independent research in a highly multidisciplinary team environment. Successful applicants will have experience in stem cell biology, regenerative medicine and/or vascular biology. Our regenerative medicine program is a collaborative research effort that offers many opportunities for scientific interactions and advancement.
Duties include (but are not limited to):
• Designing and executing experiments relevant to regenerative medicine/ vascular biology
• Devising new procedures and methods tailored to specific research questions
• Collecting, analyzing, and curating data
• Data presentation and manuscript preparation
Specific criteria include:
• Recent PhD (0 – 3 years) in a relevant biological science or bioengineering discipline
• Strong critical thinking skills, rigorous training in scientific method, and the ability to synthesize scientific literature to generate novel hypotheses
• Preferred expertise includes primary cell culture, stem cell isolation, flow cytometry, microscopy, protein analysis, real-time PCR, next gen-sequencing, and some knowledge of materials science
• Animal (mouse, rat) handling/surgical skills or desire to learn
• Excellent organizational skills, strong attention to detail, and good communication skills
Interested candidates should apply on-line and provide a detailed CV with 2-3 references.
PhD must in hand prior to start.
This is a limited-term non-tenure line position funded for one year from date of hire, with possibility of refunding.
Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University polices.
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