The Makowski lab is looking for an exceptional postdoctoral fellow to join our lab with a rich history of mentoring, multiple F-funded trainees, and multiple NIH (U01 and R01s) currently. Postdoctoral fellow must be an expert in cancer cell biology and tumor microenvironment, with experience in murine models for an grant-funded project using patient samples and murine models to study the immune system, microbiome, and various cancers in a large collaborative group. Must be an expert communicator, organized, and excellent writing. Expertise in FlowJo (or similar) and bioinformatics is a plus (using the R programming language for genomic/transcriptomic/microbiome analyses). The ideal candidate must have multiple first (lead) author publications with evidence of presentations at national conferences. To be successful, the candidate must be willing to write F32 NIH fellowship or similar, and contribute to other collaborative projects in the lab as a strong team player.
30%- Completing mouse cancer studies.
25%- Cancer cell biology experimentation in vitro or in vivo.
20%- Experimental design and data analysis.
Excellent oral and written presentation of data required.
15%- Grant and manuscript preparation
10%- Training lab mates and mentoring new students or rotating students.
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