Postdoc positions are available at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Research Institute starting in the fall of 2018. Newly relocated to the CHOP/University of Pennsylvania medical campus, the Long lab is seeking highly motivated postdoc to expand an active research program broadly related to skeletal biology and pathophysiology https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/myncbi/fanxin.long.1/bibliography/40625476/public/?sort=date&direction=descending. Relevant research topics include but are not limited to mesenchymal stem cells and differentiation, cartilage and bone development, homeostasis and aging, diabetic complications in skeleton, integration of bone and whole-body metabolism. Successful postdocs are expected to employ leading-edge technologies including high-throughput sequencing, metabolomics, iPS technology and CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing to tackle important questions in the field. They will enjoy scientific freedom, a vibrant research environment, a strong support for career development and a competitive salary together with excellent fringe benefits. Individuals with PhD or MD and a strong background in cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry or mouse genetics are encouraged to apply and they do not need prior research experience in skeletal biology. Applicants should demonstrate a good publication record and strong English communication skills. Please send application including CV to Fanxin Long at email@example.com.
Conduct independent scholarly research and develop new methods and protocols
Participate in project planning, recording and evaluation of data
Acquire technical, lab management and grant writing skills
Participate in seminars, lectures, poster sessions and presentation at national meetings
Supervise junior lab members
Assist with other research projects
Required Education and Experience
A terminal degree PhD, MD, DVM, etc.
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