Emory Healthcare/Emory University Post Doctoral Fellow - Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology in Atlanta, Georgia
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The laboratory of Dr. Anupam Patgiri in the Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology at Emory School of Medicine is seeking one motivated postdoctoral fellow in the areas of metabolism and mitochondrial biology. The candidate will be developing novel therapies for mitochondrial diseases (see example https://www.nature.com/articles/s41587-019-0377-7 ) An ideal candidate will have a background in mitochondrial biology with expertise in recombinant protein purification, mammalian cell biology, and LCMS-based metabolomics. The candidate will have the opportunity to learn and use the Patgiri lab’s Agilent 6546 QTOF LCMS.
Helps design and conduct research within a specified field while receiving advanced training from a designated Principal Investigator to enhance professional skills and research independence needed for pursuit of a career.
The specific area of research in which the trainee is mentored is determined by the department and laboratory of the Postdoc.
Designs and evaluates experiments.
Develops new ideas that promote current research.
Prepares and publishes scientific manuscripts under the direction of the Principal Investigator.
May be responsible for the operation of specific equipment.
May teach techniques to others, train, and supervise research staff.
Positions are temporary appointments as a research trainee.
The initial appointment is for one year, renewal is expected if progress is satisfactory and funds are available.
Appointments cannot exceed five years.
A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., DDS, etc) in an appropriate field.
Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills.
The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues.
Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator.
Candidates could be Ph.D. or MD/Ph.D. in any area of biomedicine
Expertise in protein biochemistry and mammalian cell culture is required
Expertise in molecular biology (e.g., cloning, CRISPR KO, etc.) is preferred
Experience in basic mouse experiments (blood collection, organ harvesting, tail vein injections, etc) is preferred
Experience in LCMS-based metabolomics is preferred
Excellent analytical and organizational skills.
Ability to work both independently (designing and analyzing experiments) and as a team member (collaborating within and outside the lab).
NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location. Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee
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Job Number 72376
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Division School Of Medicine
Department SOM: Pharmacology: Admin
Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta
Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.
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