Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research

Post Doctoral Fellow-Genome Editing

Location
Frederick, MD, USA
Posted
Sep 05, 2020
Ref
req1301
Hotbed
BioCapital
Required Education
Doctorate/PHD/MD
Position Type
Full time
The Laboratory Animal Sciences Program (LASP) provides exceptional quality animal care and technical support services for animal research performed at the National Cancer Institute at the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research. LASP executes this mission by providing a broad spectrum of state-of-the-art technologies and services that are focused on the design, generation, characterization and application of genetically engineered and biological animal models of human disease, which are aimed at the development of targeted diagnostics and therapies. LASP contributes to advancing human health, developing new treatments, and improving existing treatments for cancer and other diseases while ensuring safe and humane treatment of animals.

KEY ROLES/RESPONSIBILITIES

THIS POSITION IS CONTINGENT ON FUNDING APPROVAL
  • Performing high throughput genome editing screens in mammalian cells to identify genes involved with therapeutic RNA editing efficiency and efficacy
  • Therapeutic gene editing in cell models of different monogenic diseases
  • Participate in collaborative research projects which will emanate from initial work

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
  • Doctorate degree from an accredited college/university in a discipline related to biomedical research. Foreign degrees must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Basic molecular biology skills such as PCR, genomic DNA extraction, and cloning
  • Mammalian tissue culture experience and sterile technique
  • Data analysis and familiarity with running python and/or R scripts

JOB HAZARDS
  • This position is subject to working with or have potential for exposure to infectious material, requiring medical clearance and immunizations


Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) | Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) | Drug Free Workplace (DFW)

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