Emory University Post Doctoral Fellow- Digestive Diseases in Atlanta, Georgia
JOB DESCRIPTION: 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 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 expected if progress is satisfactory and funds are available. Appointments cannot exceed five years.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 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.
Postdoctoral research position to study intestinal crypt cell survival and epithelial barrier function. Current focuses are to investigate how the defect in lysophosphatidic acide receptor 5 modulates intestinal crypt cell survival and barrier functions at the intestinal villi that enhance inflammation and tumor progress in the intestinal tract. We employ intestinal enteroid cultures, trangenic mice, cell biology, and biochemical techniques. Qualified individuals are expected to be able to design and execute experiments independently with minimum supervision.
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Job Number 24838
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Division School Of Medicine
Department SOM: Medicine: Digestive Dis
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable
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