Post-Doctoral Research Position in Surgical Sciences
Dr. Mas’s laboratory within the Surgical Sciences Division at the
Department of Surgery, University of Maryland is seeking a highly
motivated and creative postdoctoral researcher with a strong
research background in molecular and cellular biology. Research in
our lab focuses on epigenetic and genetic mechanisms of pathologic
conditions that occur during liver and kidney transplantation by
using state-of-the-art technologies such as single cell genomics.
This opportunity provides the postdoctoral researcher with unique
opportunities to be exposed to a broad range of concepts,
techniques, and collaborative projects. Selected candidates will
perform highly interdisciplinary and translational scientific
research involving human cell lines, mouse models, and clinical
Interested candidates should email CV and contact information for
three references to
Valeria R. Mas, MS, PhD, FAST
Professor of Surgery
UMB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race,
color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran
status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or
Individuals with Ph.D. and/or M.D. are encouraged to apply.
Successful candidates will have achieved hypothesis-driven
molecular biology research with a published scientific paper.
Experience with basic molecular approaches including RNA, DNA, and
extracellular vesicles isolations, QPCR, western blot, microarrays,
and RNA sequencing is expected. Experience with flow cytometry is
preferred. Experience in the analysis of genomics data and
next-generation sequencing library preparations such as RNA-seq,
ChIP-Seq, are preferred. Any skills with CRISPR genome engineering
technologies will also be valued. Student mentoring and grant
writings are also expected to work in our institute.