Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Rho Signaling in Tumor Immune Cell Invasion - Guo Lab
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Academic / Research
Internal Number: 118972
Fukun Guo, PhD, has an immediate opening in his lab for a postdoctoral Research Fellow. Dr. Guo's lab investigates the role and mechanisms of Rho family GTPases in T lymphocyte development and function, particularly in the context of tumor immune evasion. Candidates need to have excellent skills in flow cytometry and animal handling. Experience in Molecular and Cellular biology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology is required. Expertise in T cell biology, tumor immunology/cancer immunotherapy, and/or bioinformatics is a plus.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Design, execute, and record laboratory experiments, and analyze the data.
Research and improve current methods and evaluate innovative techniques. Implement this knowledge in the Division/Department.
Present research at laboratory meetings, journal clubs, seminars, and meetings.
Draft, write, and edit scientific reports, papers, journal articles, abstracts, and grants.
Maintain currency in field through continuing education, literature, and seminars.
Attend required Cincinnati Children's training sessions and ensure regulatory compliance with all policies and procedures.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Cincinnati Children's Research and Training at a Glance
Among the top in NIH funding for pediatric research institutions
Over 1.4 million square feet of research laboratory space
900+ scientists conducting basic, translational, and clinical research
Over 2000 publications annually in top-tier journals
Access to Employee Resource Groups and Mentorship programs
Postdocs have gone on to careers in academia, biotech, pharma, teaching etc.
Required: A PhD, MD, or equivalent doctoral degree. Candidates need to have excellent skills in flow cytometry and animal handling. Experience in Molecular and Cellular biology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology is required.
Preferred: Expertise in T cell biology, tumor immunology/cancer immunotherapy, and/or bioinformatics is a plus.
REQUIRED SKILLS: Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. Demonstrate attention to detail, strong organizational skills, supervisory ability, and an innovative approach to experimental design. Computer literate and working knowledge of software applications (word processing, spreadsheet, and database). Analytical ability sufficient to compare data; mathematical ability sufficient to perform algebraic calculations and statistical analysis. Ability to synthesize information and to create and deal with new situations by applying past experiences. Expressed willingness to teach others and share results. Capable of meeting time demands necessary to execute experiments.
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