Available Title(s): 306-YN_FACULTY - Postdoctoral Research Associate
Business Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate | Wu Laboratory
Employee Type: Faculty (+) (Fixed Term)
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
Summary of Duties:
The laboratory of Dr. Boyang (Jason) Wu in the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences invites applications for a temporary full-time, non-tenure-track, 12-month appointment as a Postdoctoral Research Associate.The research will be focused on molecular/cellular and preclinical studies on 1) understanding of androgenic and neural signaling and their contributions to antiandrogen drug resistance in castration-resistant and neuroendocrine prostate cancer, and 2) characterizing tumor-stromal interactions underlying prostate cancer growth, progression and metastasis. For related work of our laboratory please see the following link: https://pharmacy.wsu.edu/directory/boyang-jason-wu/
A Ph.D. degree in Cancer Biology, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology/Pharmaceutical Sciences, or a related field, awarded within the past five years.
Proven track record of self-motivation, creativity and productivity.
Strong oral/written communication skills.
Previous experience with xenograft mouse models of human cancers, especially prostate cancer.
Previous experience with CRISPR screening.
Previous experience with bioinformatic data mining.
Area/College: College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Department Name: Pharmaceutical Sciences City, State, Zip: Spokane, WA 99202 Department Link:https://pharmacy.wsu.edu/
Annual Salary: $50,000.00 - $60,000.00; commensurate with qualifications and experience. In accordance with RCW 49.58.110, the above salary reflects the full salary range for this position. Individual placement within the range is based on the candidate's current experience, education, skills, and abilities related to the position or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination.
WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts.
Overtime Eligibility: This position is eligible for overtime. FTE: 100% Permanent/Temporary: This is a temporary position expected end on August 31, 2024. Renewal is dependent on the need for extension and/or if additional funding is secured to extend employment.
Posting Close Date:This posting has been extended to close on October 1, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. Applicants must submit their completed application by October 1, 2023.
Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need. A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.
Applicants must upload the following documents to their online application.
Curriculum Vitae/Resume (required)
Cover Letter (required)
External candidates, please upload all documents in the 'Resume/CV' section of your application. Internal candidates, please upload all documents in the 'Resume/Cover Letter' section of your application.
Documents may be submitted in one file or separate files. Applicants are encouraged to upload as a PDF if possible. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.
Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application.
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