Emory

  • Post Doctoral Fellow-

    Job Number
    37363
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Division
    School Of Medicine
    Department
    SOM: Rad Onc: Admin
    Location : Name
    Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
    This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
    Working with radioactive materials or devices.
  • Description

    JOB DESCRIPTION: Helps design and conduct research within a specified field while receiving advanced training from a designated Principal Investigator to enhance professional skills and research independence needed for pursuit of a career. The specific area of research in which the trainee is mentored is determined by the department and laboratory of the Postdoc. Designs and evaluates experiments. Develops new ideas that promote current research. Prepares and publishes scientific manuscripts under the direction of the Principal Investigator. May be responsible for operation of specific equipment. May teach techniques to others, train, and supervise research staff. Positions are temporary appointments as a research trainee. The initial appointment is for one year, renewal expected if progress is satisfactory and funds are available. Appointments cannot exceed five years.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., DDS etc) in an appropriate field. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator. DATE CREATED/MODIFIED/REVIEWED: 4/27/10 JB

    Additional Details

    The Post Doctoral Fellow in this position will conduct research to determine whether and how KRAS and p53 mutations regulate Bax activity and treatment resistance in human lung cancer cells, and to develop novel small molecule Bax activator (CYD-2-11) by targeting the structural pocket around the Bax phosphorylation site for lung cancer therapy.

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