Research Associate-Fixed Term
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Job no: 487911
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College:
College Of Natural Science
Microbiology & Molecular Genetics Cns 10032586
Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Research/Scientific
We are investigating the promotional effects of a high fat diet and its interaction with the endocrine disruptor benzophenone-3/ BP-3/oxybenzone, the active ingredient in most sunscreens and many personal care products. These studies utilize various genetic mammary cancer mouse models. Our MSU research project is one of six national programs currently funded by the NIEHS/NCI Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Program.
Doctorate -Cancer biology
Experience with immunological staining of tissue sections, microscopy, and standard molecular biological methodologies (e.g., RNA isolation, PCR, western blotting).
It would be beneficial for the candidate to have had prior experience in mammary gland biology, cancer biology, and/or cancer immunology. Experience with animal studies would be an asset but not necessary.
Required Application Materials
Applicants will be required to submit a CV, three most recent published papers, a cover letter and the names and e-mail addresses of three academic references.
Review of applications will begin 2/14/2018, and the position will remain open until filled. Please contact Dr. Richard Schwartz, email@example.com, if you have any questions.
Summary of Health Risks
Candidate will work with animals or unfixed animal tissue as well as formaldehyde.
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