SBP is a preeminent, independent biomedical research institute dedicated to understanding human biology and disease, and advancing scientific discoveries to profoundly impact human health. For over 40 years, our research has produced breakthroughs in cancer, neuroscience, immunology and children's diseases, and is anchored by our NCI-designated cancer center and advanced drug discovery capabilities.
The Ocorr laboratory has a Postdoctoral Associate position available. The Postdoctoral Associate will work on a channelopathy project in the lab and will learn about heart function and morphological assays in the fly model for use in these studies. The Postdoc Associate will also be trained to perform a number of molecular biology experiments such as qPCR, as well as perform routine fly culture husbandry and genetic crosses.
TO APPLY: Interested candidates should apply online to the SBP career site by submitting one PDF document with a cover letter, CV, references and list of any publications or accomplishments.
Independently design and perform experiments and procedures with high degree of complexity, demonstrating increasing expertise with a wide range of techniques
Demonstrate flexibility in adapting methods and skills according to evolving project priorities
Provide independent experimental design and planning
Be able to analyze and interpret data from different sources and draw relevant conclusions
Demonstrate knowledge in relevant specialized disciplines
Be able to present results at internal and external meetings
Accurately document experiments
Contribute to writing of reports and manuscripts with increasing responsibility over time
Work collaboratively across lab functions and train other junior lab staff as needed
Ph.D. degree in Science is required
Previous Postdoc training is not required.
Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities
The ability to work independently and to handle multiple projects and deadlines
Demonstrated ability to work in an interactive and collaborative team
Excellent presentation, verbal, and written communication skills
Possess strong attention to detail, analytical, time management, organizational, and interpersonal skills
Embody the Institute's core values of Commitment, Collaboration, Communication, Community and Compassion
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