A postdoctoral position is available in the lab of Dr. Anthony. The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills, a publication record consistent with career level, and an interest in understanding regulation of metabolism and proteostasis by nutrients. Expertise in molecular biology and proficiency in bioinformatic pipelines to analyze and illustrate big data sets, plus proficiency in oral and written English are required. Also preferred is a background in RNA biology, and experience with transgenic mouse models. Salary will be commensurate with experience and follow NIH and Rutgers guidelines. The position is based in the Anthony lab, a vibrant, interdisciplinary and energetic research group housed on the Cook campus in New Brunswick, NJ. As a postdoctoral associate, the candidate would have abundant opportunities to interact with members of the Institute for Food Nutrition and Health, Departments of Nutritional Sciences and Food Sciences and the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. The campus is also in close proximity to the cultural and scientific offerings of both NYC and Philadelphia.
Minimum Education and Experience:
PhD degree in relevant area of science, such as Nutritional Science, Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology/Physiology, Integrative Genomics, is required. Proficiency in written and oral English and computer literacy are required. Also required are strong communication skills, a publication record consistent with career level and training in basic biochemical techniques, including protein and nucleic acid extractions and analyses.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Requires knowledge and use of bioinformatics programming languages (e.g., R, Python, bash) for statistical evaluation and illustration of big data sets. Experience with use of transgenic mouse models and mammalian cell culture is preferred. Also preferred is a background in biochemistry/molecular biology with technical knowledge in nucleic acid and protein chemistry, sequencing technologies (e.g., RNA-seq, ribosomal profiling).
Will use all of the typical laboratory materials and equipment for experiments to study RNA and protein biology, plus more specialized instruments such as a sucrose density gradient fractionator. Will use Excel spreadsheets, Word processing software, and graphing and statistical analysis software. Boinformatics programming languages (e.g., R, Python, bash) are needed for statistical evaluation and illustration of big data sets.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Must be able to lift 20 pounds, and to have direct contact with rodents.
Posting Number: 20FA1193
Location: Cook (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 123484
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