Postdoctoral Associate (66637)

Location
Florida, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Nov 05, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time


An exciting postdoctoral researcher position in cancer metabolism is available in the laboratory of Dr. Lingtao Jin, Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Florida. We are interested in how metabolic signaling, particularly in mitochondria, regulates cancer initiation, progression, and responses to therapies. Our study focuses on translational research with ultimate goals to develop novel therapeutic strategies. We routinely utilize many state-of-the-art techniques in the lab such as targeted/untargeted metabolomics, quantitative proteomics, as well as clinical relevant animal models for lung cancer. Please see some of our related work:

Cell Rep. 33(3):108278; J Clin Invest. 129(10):4110-4123; Cancer Cell. 34(2):315-330; Mol Cell. 69(1):87-99; J Immunol. 199(10):3466-3477; Cancer Cell. 27(2):257-70

The University of Florida offers outstanding benefits and compensation (see http://postdoc.aa.ufl.edu/).

Successful candidate must hold a doctoral degree with solid background of cell biology, pharmacology and immunology. Experience with metabolic analysis and animal models of cancer is desirable. The University of Florida and the department has vibrant and flourishing research enterprise that has multiple opportunities for the candidate in the areas of career development, career advancement, mentoring, and individualized training.

Applicants should send a CV, brief research statement and the names and contact information of three references to: ljin1@ufl.edu.

The final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/

If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

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