Postdoc position: Miami Project to Cure Paralysis (Prof. Kevin Park) 3/9/2021

  • March 9, 2021 at 7:02 pm #664
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    The Post Doctoral Associates working in Miami Project to Cure Paralysis will be part of a group of dedicated researchers and will have frequent interactions with a broad range of scientists with expertise in molecular biology, neurobiology, genetics, bioinformatics and molecular pharmacology at the Department of Neurological Surgery and Department of Ophthalmology. Previous experiences in primary cell cultures, handling of rodents, histology and RT-PCR are a prerequisite. Experiences in bioinformatics, genetics and animal handling are desirable.

    Accountabilities:
    • Perform molecular biology techniques such as site directed mutagenesis, shRNA, Crispr/Cas9, DNA/plasmid cloning, real time PCR.

    • Perform rodent in vivo surgeries in CNS injury models.

    • Perform primary neuronal (and glial) cell cultures.

    • Perform experiments to determine the signaling pathways involved in cell injury responses.

    • Present findings at lab meetings, departmental seminars and national and/or international conferences.

    • Other duties as assigned: “Job descriptions are not intended, and should not be construed to be exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with a job. Management reserves the right to revise duties as needed.”

    Minimum Qualifications (Essential Requirements):
    • Ph.D. or MD in related field
    • English verbal/written skills are necessary
    • Strong interpersonal communication skills
    • Basic computer skills

    To apply please email your CV to Kpark@miami.edu .