Job Description

Requisition Number 05621
Department Name: Molecular Medicine - CA
Position Type: Full Time
Position Title Postdoctoral Associate
Position Summary:

To study the FGF signaling during lacrimal gland growth, regeneration and inflammation. We are interested in the possible contribution of FGF signaling to the stem and progenitor cell survival and in the regulation of lacrimal gland regeneration. We are also interested in developing of new therapeutic approaches to treat dry eye conditions. We are looking for a candidate with a prior molecular biology and biochemistry experience, a record of publications, and some proficiency with bioinformatics. Technical approaches used in the lab FACS cell isolation, include cell culture, real time PCR, western blotting, immunohistochemistry, viral expression, reporter gene expression, gene knockout, RNA-seq, single cell RNA-seq and public database mining.

Location: California
Additional Information:
Physical Requirements:

This position works in a laboratory or vivarium environment. Further details of the physical requirements of established essential functions for this position will be addressed/discussed during the interview process.

Basic Qualifications:

Must possess a doctoral degree. A pending doctoral degree may be considered with approval of the Principal Investigator.

Preferred Qualifications:

Proficiency in molecular biology techniques (RNA-seq or ChIP-seq), FACS analysis and/or primary cell cultures is desired

Compensation:
Job Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Posting Category Postdoctoral
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