Research Investigator SR - School of Medicine
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Candidate needed to perform research on multiple projects aimed at better understand cancer metabolic reprogramming that is potentially therapeutically exploitable. In particular, the candidate will studying cancer metabolism using circadian metabolomics of Myc oncogene induced cell systems, as well as, different mammalian cell lines such as osteosarcoma, and neuroblastoma cells. The candidate will also perform metabolomics analyses on triple negative breast cancer and human lung cancer cell lines along with their sub-clones which lack GAC isoforms. The individual should also be willing to work in a highly collaborative environment to support ongoing projects in the laboratory, train lab members, independently design/coordinate/execute research studies in consultation with the PI, and help in preparing manuscripts, presentations, and grant applications.
Ph. D. or equivalent doctoral degree and at least 5 years post-doctoral experience in circadian metabolomics or related field are required. The preferred candidate will have at least 5 years of experience working with high resolution mass spectrometers, maintenance and troubleshooting as well as outstanding oral and written communication skills. The highly preferred candidate will have a proven record of first-author publications, management and technical skills in leading a small research group, and the ability to regularly review and maintain research records for a research group.
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