LOCATION: Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine, Grand Rapids, MI
SUMMARY: The MacKeigan Laboratory is seeking a motivated Research Associate (postdoctoral fellow). Eligible candidates will have a Ph.D. degree and no more than 3 years of postdoctoral experience. The scope of this fellowship project includes mammalian cell culture, dissection of relevant signaling pathways, live-cell/confocal microscopy and quantitation, RNAi, gene-editing, and flow cytometry. The fellow will work with Dr. MacKeigan and collaborators at Los Alamos National Laboratory on an NCI-funded project investigating the role of autophagy in non-small cell lung cancer.
The ideal candidate will be:
A team player who shares knowledge with lab members.
A collaborator who is confident interacting with researchers from other disciplines.
Creative, motivated, collaborative, and optimistic, with a strong desire to impact human health.
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Doctorate -Cancer/Cell Biology
Eligible candidates will have a Ph.D. degree and no more than 3 years of postdoctoral experience.
Required Application Materials
In addition to applying:Interested candidates should email Dr. MacKeigan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cover letter that describes your unique experiences and why we should hire you
NIH style biosketch (limit 5 pages)
Personal statement describing long and short term career goals (1 page)
Fellowship objectives including skills to be gained and publication plans (1 page)
Review of applications will begin March 6 and continue until filled.
Internal Number: 491186
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