Posting SummaryFunctional Position Title STAFF SCIENTIST
Position Number 00055397 Appointment Type Regular Location-City New Orleans School/Division MEDICAL SCHOOL Department Center of excellence-Cancer Position Summary
The Staff Scientist will be responsible for studying and identifying drug targets in cancer development, progression and metastasis to develop targeted cancer preventive and therapeutic therapies using experimental and integrated approaches. Successful candidates should have an interest in translational cancer research with a PhD or equivalent degree and must be able to work independently with high self-motivation. The ideal candidate will have hands- on experience in cancer biology and mouse models (xenograft, GEMM models, etc.). Experience in cancer biology, cancer prevention research, cancer drug development, and metastasis is highly desirable.
Additional Position Information
For more information on current research in Dr. Qiang Shen's laboratory, please refer to recent publications: https: // scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en &user=96NMProAAAAJ&viewop=listworks&sortby=pubdate
Minimum QualificationsRequired Education PhD
If Other Required Education, please specify Discipline(s) Basic Science, Health Science, or related field Certifications/Licenses Required Indicate the minimum number of years required to do the job 0-2 Indicate the type of experience required to do the job Experience in a research environment Indicate if any combination of specific experience, training and education may be substituted for the required education or experience
MD or DDS are also acceptable
Preferred QualificationsPreferred Education
If Other Preferred Education, please specify Discipline(s) Certifications/Licenses Preferred Indicate the preferred experience to perform the job Hands-on postdoctoral experience in cancer biology and mouse models (xenograft, GEMM models, etc.)
Posting Detail InformationPosting Number U00924P
Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date Position End Date (if temporary) Posting Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Application Review Date to Begin Special Instructions Summary EEO Statement
LSU Health New Orleans is committed to leveraging diversity as an educational resource and an institutional core value. We seek candidates who will contribute to a climate where students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds have equitable access and success opportunities. As an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, we welcome all to apply without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.
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