Scientist

University of Wisconsin - Madison

Madison, WI

ID: 7049550
Posted: January 13, 2018

Job Description

MINIMUM NUMBER OF YEARS AND TYPE OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE:
Must have at least 5 years of postdoctoral experience in cell biology, molecular biology and/or biochemistry. Must also have more than 3 years of experience in handling of rodents. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in cellular mechanisms and effects of MAGE transcription factors on melanoma progression.

POSITION SUMMARY:
This position is ideal for highly motivated individuals who are interested in skin biology and cancer treatment research.

Principal duties:
Our research is focused on two broad and complementary research areas; 1) skin biology, and 2) expression and functions of MAGE transcription factors. The position is ideal for highly motivated individuals who are interested in skin biology and cancer treatment research.

This is an independent non-tenure-track research position, studying transcriptional regulation of melanogenesis. Applicants should have demonstrated scientific productivity, good interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written), and should be able to do multitasking as well as team-projects. Candidate will be expected to handle independent project(s), write manuscripts, contribute to preparation of grant proposals as key personnel, and present data at national and international meetings.

Requirements:
A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.
A period of evaluation will be required

Questions about the position can be directed to:
Brian Axness
Phone: 608-265-8555
1685 Highland Ave
Fax: N/A
3170 - 10m Uw Med Fndtn Centennial Bldg
Email: bcaxness@wisc.edu
Madison, WI 53705-2281
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number



 

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