Department of Clinical Sciences, Cornell University

Position ID:Cornell-Department of Clinical Sciences-RACVM [#7927]
Position Title: Research Associate
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Area: Veterinary Medicine
Appl Deadline:2016/10/01 finished (posted 2016/09/13, listed until 2017/03/13)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

This position involves conducting cancer biology research, with a focus on a specific cell signaling pathway and epigenetics. The applicant must be able to design and carry out experiments in the areas of cell signaling, genetics, cell biology, and molecular biology. This included utilizing experimental techniques such as cloning, cell transfections, Western blotting, RT-qPCR, ChIP assays, and others. In addition, the position will involve supervision and training of undergraduate students, graduate students and postdocs in these areas. Responsibilities also include managing the day-to-day affairs of the wet lab space, and preparing manuscripts and presentations under the supervision of the faculty member. Additional training in experimental design, cancer biology, and manuscript/grant writing will be provided.

Requirements for the position are a Ph.D., at least 3 years of postdoctoral experience, expertise in cell and molecular biology, cell culture, and oncology. In particular, proficiency in cell culture techniques is a must. Also, proficiency at writing manuscripts, excellent organizational skills, troubleshooting experiments, and lab management skills are essential. Expertise in transcription, cell signaling pathways, and epigenetics is preferred. Applications will be accepted through October 1, 2016.

Situated in the picturesque Finger Lakes region of upstate New York, Ithaca boasts a superb array of attractions and amenities to satisfy individuals with wide-ranging interests/hobbies, all set in an environment that is supportive and nurturing for individuals and families alike. Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. Cornell University also seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples, and is a member of the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium to assist with dual career searches.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Department of Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
Cornell University
930 Campus Road
Ithaca, NY 14853

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