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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Natural Science
Department: Physiology Natural Science 10032668
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Research/Scientific

Position Summary

The Doseff Lab (https://physiology.natsci.msu.edu/directory/faculty/andrea-doseff-ph-d/) in the departments of Physiology and Pharmacology and Toxicology at Michigan State University is seeking a research associate (post-doctoral researcher).

A PhD in the areas of Molecular Biology/ Immunology / Biochemistry /Cell Biology with strong background in immunology is required. The selected candidate will study the immune-regulatory mechanisms of plant flavonoids in macrophage-tumor cell interaction, their role in tumor progression and metastasis.

Specifically, the successful applicant will be expected to: (1) Design and conduct experiments independently; (2) Develop co-cultures with human and mouse using immune cells isolated from mouse and human tissues; (3) Identify gene and protein signaling networks responsible for the immune-regulatory mechanisms of flavonoids; (4) Clearly document results and publish peer-reviewed manuscripts. Experience in macrophages and immune system is required. Experience in mouse models of cancer and RNASeq is highly desirable. 

Required Degree

Doctorate -Biomedical Sciences

Minimum Requirements

The candidate must:

  • Hold a Ph.D. Molecular Biology/ Immunology/ Biochemistry/ Cell Biology
  • Have a strong immunology background.
  • Experience in macrophages and immune system is required.

Desired Qualifications

  • Candidate's familiarity with nutrition/flavonoids is desirable but not essential.
  • Candidate‚Äôs experience with RNASeq data is highly desirable.
  • Experience in mouse models of cancer and RNASeq is highly desirable. 

Required Application Materials

Please submit:

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Names, contact information and e-mail of three references
  • Cover letter explaining your experience, career goals, and interest in the position
  • Up to three relevant publications.

Special Instructions

Please contact the Principal Investigator, Dr. Andrea Doseff (doseffan@msu.edu), for more details.

For information regarding some of our research projects visit http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=doseff

Review of applications will begin on January 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

Summary of Health Risks

Position will work with human tissues, animals, and bio-hazardous agents.

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