january, 2021

20jan(jan 20)1:00 am28feb(feb 28)1:00 amPostdoctoral Fellow, Molecular Oncology Laboratory, Thoracic Oncology

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The Molecular Oncology, Thoracic Oncology Department is seeking applicants for a post-doctoral fellow position with particular focus on integrative genomics, multi-omics and liquid biopsy analyses to model tumor clonal evolution in the context of therapy. The candidate will independently carry out complex established
protocols related to whole genome, exome, transcriptome, T cell receptor sequencing and
circulating cell-free tumor DNA analyses, optimize bench techniques and will be involved in the
analysis and interpretation of cutting-edge, high-dimensional genomic data sets generated by
next generation sequencing in conjunction with transcriptomic, single-cell and liquid biopsy
sequence data. Together with Dr. Anagnostou, the principal investigator, the candidate will
manage, analyze, and communicate data produced in collaborative projects focused on basic
and translational research in cancer biology, and is expected to lead publication efforts.
Ongoing studies include, but are not limited to, mechanisms of response and resistance to
immunotherapy and identification of tissue and blood-derived genomic biomarkers of response
to therapies, including immunotherapy and targeted therapies.

REQUIREMENTS
Minimum Qualifications:
Education:
Required: PhD. in Science, Biotechnology or equivalent
Experience:
Minimum of three years in a comparable laboratory performing relevant techniques
preferred (can be achieved through an educational program)
In-depth scientific knowledge and demonstrated competency in required assays and
techniques.
Demonstrated performance to provide leadership, training, and problem-solving for
junior members of the laboratory team.
Experience in analyzing results and contributing to scientific presentations.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Manage their own and collaborative research projects in agreement and collaboration
with the Principal Investigator

Identify and select best options for scientific strategies and research development based
on literature reviews and collaboration with colleagues

Incorporate new technologies into the laboratory

Develop and validation of assays

Evaluate options regarding the purchase of new laboratory equipment

Contribute to writing of scientific publications and grant applications

Act as a resource for laboratory techniques for post-doctoral fellows, students and
junior technicians

Identify problems and propose and implement plan for solutions

Equipment, Machine, or Tool Requirements:
General computer skills, with experience with Microsoft Office, independent operation of
laboratory equipment such as the flow cytometer, gel electrophoresis apparatus, PCR cycler,
microscopes, and laminar flow hood, data analyses skills preferred, cell culture skills preferred.

For further details , please email Dr. Valsamo Anagnostou,  vanagno1@jhmi.edu

 

Time

January 20 (Wednesday) 1:00 am - February 28 (Sunday) 1:00 am

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