Michigan State University(MSU) Research Associate-Fixed Term in East Lansing, Michigan
h3Position Summary/h3 The Sempere Lab in the Precision Health Program at Michigan State University is seeking a Research Associate (postdoctoral fellow) to lead specific components of our translational cancer research program with a focus on intraductal approaches for breast cancer prevention and treatment. The Sempere Lab investigates various aspects of the pathophysiology of the breast using a multi-disciplinary approach, including histological and molecular pathology analyses, genetic engineering and chemical induction to generate novel breast cancer models in rodents and large animals, in vivo imaging and local ablation of ductal trees. The successful candidate will be expected to: style="list-style-type: disc" liConduct intraductal delivery of contrast solution for imaging and/or ablation of ductal trees./li liConduct in vivo imaging and correlative tissue analyses to assess efficacy of epithelial ablation./li liTo characterize novel CRISPR-generated or chemically induced intraductal models of breast cancer in rodents and large animals./li liConduct independent laboratory research and mentor students in a team environment./li liWrite manuscripts and grant proposals./li /ul Review of applications begins on April 1, 2019 and the position will remain open until filled. h3Required Degree/h3 Doctorate -Radiology/Biomedical Sciences h3Minimum Requirements/h3 PhD or equivalent degree in Radiology, Biomedical Sciences, or similar field. h3Desired Qualifications/h3 style="list-style-type: disc" liGood oral and written communication/li liGood organizational skills; attention to detail and thoroughness in record keeping/li liExpertise on MR, CT, and/or ultrasound imaging modalities in rodents and/or large animals is desired/li liExperience with HIFU or other thermal ablation protocols will be an asset/li liExperience working with viral delivery systems (e.g. lentivirus, adenovirus) and/or rodent (mice and/or rats) model of cancer will be an asset/li /ul h3Required Application Materials/h3 Applicants must submit a detailed resume or CV, a cover letter outlining their research interests and how these factors fit with current research in the Sempere Lab, and the names and contact information of at least three professional references. h3Special Instructions/h3 Please visit a href="https://iq.msu.edu/researchrecision-health.html"https://iq.msu.edu/researchrecision-health.html/a and a href="https://iq.msu.edu/community/investigators/lorenzo-sempere.html"https://iq.msu.edu/community/investigators/lorenzo-sempere.html/a for more information about the Precision Health Program and the Sempere Lab. h3Review of Applications Begins On/h3 04/01/2019 h3Summary of Health Risks/h3 -Exposure to human blood, serum, tissue and other body fluids; and materials covered under Universal Precautions. -Work with animals or unfixed animal tissue. h3Website/h3 https://iq.msu.edu/researchrecision-health.html h3MSU Statement/h3 Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.