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Title: Post Doctoral Fellow
Location: Gaithersburg, MD
We are seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to join the Oncology department to lead an independent research project on new cancer target discovery and validation, especially focusing on membrane proteins such as Tetraspanins, a family of 33 four-transmembrane domain proteins with shared structural properties. The aim of this project is to discover new cancer targets and establish their mechanisms of action. The research will be conducted in MedImmune’s state-of-the-art laboratories and will help drive innovation in those scientific areas of particular interest to MedImmune in achieving our vision to advance science and medicine to help people live better lives. The successful candidate will benefit from daily interaction with highly accomplished scientists with whom they will collaborate. The position offers a unique opportunity for a talented scientist to work in a dynamic and innovative environment and to develop their career at the interface of basic research and drug discovery.
Expertise with RNAi platform including both siRNA and shRNA; previous experience with RNAi-based library screening with concordant data analysis skills a strong plus;
Strong Proteomics, Protein Manipulation and Analytical skills: ELISA, Western Blot, Immunoprecipitation, phospho-RTK detection and capture (high-throughput pRTK array experience a big plus)
Cell biology/Cell-culture skills: maintenance and propagation of cell-lines, FACS, transient transfection and stable transduction, stable cell-line generation, cell growth assays, apoptosis assays
Computational skills: Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Prizm, and other data analysis/presentation softwares; bioinformatics expertise highly derisible
Interpersonal communication skills
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