Postdoctoral Fellow

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

New Brunswick, NJ

ID: 7079572
Posted: June 9, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Vision, Mission and Core Values:

Our vision is to be a statewide, national and world leader of scientific discovery, transdisciplinary engagement, translation, patient care and education that improves outcomes for cancer patients and populations.

We will accomplish this by conducting innovative basic, clinical and population research and cutting-edge patient-centered care that expands our understanding of the etiology and biology of cancer; facilitates the rapid translation of laboratory-based
discoveries into human studies; develops new approaches and interventions for cancer prevention that decrease cancer incidence
and mortality; and develops new and better therapies to decrease suffering and mortality from cancer.

Core Values: Curiosity and Discovery, Integrity, Collaboration, Respect and Caring, Perseverance.

Posting Summary
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow for the Cancer Pharmacology department within Rutgers, Cancer Institute of New Jersey.

The primary purpose of the Postdoctoral Fellow position is to conduct research investigation into the characterization of oncogenic and tumor suppressor enhancer regions, as well as on the dissection of the interplay between metabolism and epigenetics in T-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (T-ALL) using mouse models under the supervision of the Principal Investigator. Performs research, experiments, and laboratory techniques of a specialized nature under direct supervision of the Principal Investigator. Drafts written reports for inclusion in manuscripts and grant proposals.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

Conducts research experiments to understand the role and mechanisms of oncogenic and tumor suppressor enhancers
as well as the interplay between metabolism and epigenetics to unveil new therapeutic strategies.
Being able to effectively work with mouse models in vivo and perform FACS analyses.
Prepares written reports of the research experiments.
Prepares grant proposals based on the research conducted.
Gives oral presentations of the research.


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