Postdoctoral Associate

Virginia Tech
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jul 7, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Biotechnology & Bioengineering, Other Science & Technology
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Description

The Munson Lab is hiring a Postdoctoral Associate to work on projects related to glioblastoma treatment and modeling. The applicant will contribute to multiple funded projects which involves the exploration and identification of patient relevance of novel targets in the brain tumor microenvironment. The specific work involves the implementation and testing of 3D multicellular tissue engineered patient-specific constructs, MR Imaging of interstitial fluid flow and follow up analysis in preclinical models of glioblastoma. The candidate with work with other members within the laboratory as well as clinical partners. This project includes specific milestones which must be met along a specified timeline over a two-year span. The candidate is expected to take a leadership role on this project through presentations, drafting of manuscripts, and mentorship of students involved in the project.

Required Qualifications

- Ph.D. in Bioengineering, Cancer Biology, or related discipline. PhD must be awarded no more than four years prior to the effective date of appointment with a minimum of one year eligibility remaining.
- Mammalian cell culture, fluorescence microscopy, live cell imaging, tissue engineering, immunostaining, cytokine analysis (ELISA, Multiplex, etc.).
- Track record of publications and presentations.
Experience in mentorship and/or teaching.
Commitment to diversity, inclusion and equity.

Preferred Qualifications

- Experience in flow cytometry, primary cell culture, animal handling and experimentation, biomaterials use/manipulation, MATLAB programming experience, image analysis.
- Experience with brain tumor models.

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The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges , a school of medicine , a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

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Advertised: July 7, 2021
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