Full Time Postdoctoral Position in Prostate Immunology
The Department of Microbiology and Molecular Cell Biology and the Leroy T. Canoles Jr. Cancer Research Center at Eastern Virginia Medical School is in search of a candidate to fulfill the duties of a full time Research Scholar (Postdoctoral Scholar) position in the Laboratory of Dr. Petra Popovics. The ideal candidate will have at minimum, a recent PhD degree in biomedical sciences or related field. Prior experience in molecular biology and working with animal models is required whereas Proteomics, Lipidomics or Transcriptomics experience will be an added advantage.
The PI`s research focuses on the role of immune remodeling and lipid dysregulation in benign prostatic disease and utilizes various in vitro and in vivo models and histological methods on human specimens to uncover the molecular and cellular mechanism of these processes. This position will work under the general supervision of the PI and should have expertise in molecular biology, mouse surgery or functional testing, microscopy and histological techniques. The position will be responsible for managing projects that incorporates conducting experiments, performing analyses, developing methods, operating instruments as well as reporting on these activities including conference presentations and manuscript preparation. Ability to multi-task in a highly dynamic environment and flexibility to work in a fast-paced team in a professional and pleasant manner is a necessity.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to read, analyze and interpret professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations, to write scientific and technical reports, to effectively present information and respond to questions from students, researchers and other employees of the medical school are required.
Interested applicants can apply online at http://www.evms.edu under Career Opportunities. This staff position title is Research Scholar for the Cancer Research Center and the position number is 2312303.
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