Post Doctoral Associate - Molecular Genetics of Skin Regeneration and Healing [Med-MIRM-Dr Chandan Sen Group - (23008170)]

University of Pittsburgh

Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh

Job posting number: #7191399 (Ref:23008170)

Posted: November 4, 2023

Job Description


The laboratory of Kanhaiya Singh Ph.D. at the McGowan Institute of Regenerative Medicine (affiliated with the Department of Surgery) at the University of Pittsburgh has an immediate opening for a talented and passionate Postdoctoral Associate. The Institute’s commitment to excellence in research drives our commitment to seek out and train the best of the next generation of biomedical scientists. We are interested in recruiting a Ph.D. candidate in Molecular Genetics for laboratory research that focuses on the role of the Epithelial Mesenchymal Transition (EMT) in skin repair and regeneration.

The Postdoctoral Associate will work on independent and collaborative projects using high-throughput genomics and microscopy expertise. The successful applicant should have experience in standard confocal imaging and molecular analyses, immunohistochemistry, cell culture, DNA/RNA isolation, etc. Hands-on surgical experience with murine models is required.

The qualified applicant will be required to conduct research, interpret results, prepare manuscripts, and aid in the preparation of grant applications. Training in R programming, CODEX imaging, Single cell sequence analysis, cDNA synthesis, and barcoding are preferred. The applicant should have a command of the English language, good interpersonal skills, strong organizational skills, critical thinking ability evidence of experience, and good writing skills through publications in peer-reviewed journals. The applicant should also be proficient in computer software usage including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and statistical packages.

To be considered for this position, please provide a current curriculum vitae when applying through Talent Center, Requisition: 23008170

Degree Requirements: PhD in Molecular Biology or related fields

Position Location: Pittsburgh, PA

The University of Pittsburgh offers competitive compensation and benefits packages. 


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Job posting number:#7191399 (Ref:23008170)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:University of Pittsburgh
United States
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