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Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Position Number:17-020
College or Other:Other ODU Units
Department:Center for Bioelectrics
FT/PT Status:Full Time
  
Summary

POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE   

As a member of the Frank Reidy research Center for Bioelectrics at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA, Dr. Muratori cmurator@odu.edu is currently seeking applications for a Post-Doctoral Research position  in cancer research and treatment. Research will focus on developing and characterizing a new tumor ablation treatment using electric pulses of nanosecond duration. Specific electric pulse protocols will be tested in vivo in mice and their efficiency will be measured by means of tumor growth dynamic and antitumor immune stimulation. The candidate will be part of a highly driven and cross-disciplinary research environment consisting of skilled researchers with a strong background in cell biology, electrophysiology, and pulsed power engineering. Applicants must have a PhD in biology, biochemistry, or a related field. A strong background in tumor biology is preferred. Hands-on-experience with mouse models and immunofluorescence on tumor tissue sections is preferred.

The position is available immediately, subsequent years depends on funding availability. To apply visit ODU Research Foundation website at http://researchfoundation.odu.edu and include CV, list of publications, and names and addresses of three references.

The position is #17020. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  AA/EOE/M/F/Disability/VETS/Drug Free


Job Responsibilities:

1. Generate stable cell lines using lentiviral vectors
2. Perform molecular biology experiments such as western blot, real time PCR and immunofluorescence 3. In vivo tumorigenesis studies
4. Antitumor vaccination experiments
5. Isolates and maintains primary cells from tissues
6. Immunohistochemistry and immunofluorescence on tissue sections
7. Provides training to students and technicians
8. Analyzes data and reports results at research conferences and in scientific journals