The Research Officer will initiate and conduct research in the areas of post transcriptional and epigenetic regulation in colon cancer and intestinal development. The position will use state-of the art technologies (genetically engineered murine models, CRISPR/RNAi, proteomic approaches) to identify and characterize novel oncogenes in colon cancer and dissect their therapeutic relevance.
The position will work with support, guidance and mentorship from senior research staff including Dr Ron Firestein with an increasing degree of autonomy as the researcher gains greater skills and experience.
- Proven to work independently and have publications in peer reviewed journals
- Technical skills in molecular biology, murine genetics, tissue cell culture, and gene expression analysis
- Bioinformatics experience analyzing genomic and NGS (e.g. ChIP-seq or RNAseq) data sets are desired.
If you are have a Phd or M.D/PhD training in cancer bology, molecular biology, genetics, biochemistry, or a related discipline with excellent communication skills, are extremely organised with innovative problem solving skills then we welcome your application.
Please apply via : http://form.jotform.co/form/51957268033864
A copy of the position description can be found at: http://hudson.org.au/about-us/careers/
Applications Close: *Please note candidates will be reviewed as received and appointment will be made when a suitable candidate is identified.