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Post-Doctoral Research Associate

Apply now Job no: 493950
Work type: Staff Full-time
Location: Indianapolis
Categories: Academic & Student Services

A post-doctoral research associate position is immediately available in C. Patience Masamha’s lab in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at
Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana. Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in Molecular
Biology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry or some other related life science. The project is focused on
understanding the mechanisms of gene expression in mantle cell lymphoma, a hematological
malignancy. The research will involve next-generation sequencing data, molecular cloning, gene
editing as well as other molecular and cell biology techniques. Experience in standard wet-lab
techniques including cell culture DNA, RNA and protein isolation and analysis is required. Some
experience working with next-generation sequencing data is a plus but is not required. The
Masamha lab strives to provide a supportive environment that will foster the fellow’s skills in
research design, data analysis, scientific writing, research presentation, teaching and critical
thinking skills that will help them become an independent investigator. This is a grant funded
position for a minimum of one year and is renewable for up to 4 additional years based on
Applications will be received on a continuous basis until a suitable applicant is found. In addition
to a competitive salary, the applicant will also receive generous fringe benefits. Please submit one
combined pdf file consisting of a cover letter describing your research experience and career
goals, CV, and contact information (names, addresses, email addresses and phone numbers) of
three references to


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