Postdoctoral Researcher - 10795BR

Postdoctoral Researcher

Department: 
Chemical & Petroleum Engr
Location/Division: 
Lawrence
Reg/Temp: 
Regular
Employee Class: 
U-Unclassified Professional Staff

Position Overview

Postdoctoral position in Dr. Mei He’s lab needs to provide a full range of support, with minimal supervision. Must be able to work effectively with the principal investigator and co-supervise students, and independently solve problems. The fellow will be involved in microfluidic design and fabrication, cancer research involving exosomes isolated from bodily fluid samples, and other related research tasks. The project will concern the independent development of a tumor diagnostic tool using exosomal capture and traditional microfluidic techniques for high throughput analysis of many different samples. The fellow will work alongside other researchers and mentor graduate students through their own independent projects.

Job Description

70% - Conduct cancer research involving exosomes isolated from bodily fluid samples and other related research tasks.

15% - Provide written reports on research progress, participate in group meetings and present seminars, support editing of grants/manuscripts.

15% - Collaborate with internal and external groups; assist with supervision of graduate and possibly undergraduate students.


Required Qualifications

1. Ph.D. in chemistry, biochemistry molecular/cell biology, bioengineering or biomedical sciences.
2. Demonstrated research capability evidenced by publication record.
3. Experience with instruction of laboratory procedures.

To be appointed at the Postdoctoral Researcher title, it is necessary to have the PhD conferred at the time of hire. Appointments made without a diploma or certified transcript indicating an earned doctorate are conditional hires and are appointed on an acting basis not to exceed 6 months. Upon verification of degree the appointment will be extended to its full duration.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Experience with cell culture.
2. Experience with data analysis.
3. Strong background in microfluidics.
4. Experience with 3D printing.

Additional Candidate Instructions

UPDATED POSTING:
A complete application consists of the online application, CV, and a cover letter outlining how qualifications are met along with the contact information for three professional references.

Application review began January 31, 2018 and will be continuing until a pool of qualified applicants is obtained. This requisition was reopened for applicants on 4/2/18.

Contact Information to Applicants

Dr. Mei He
mhe@ku.edu

Advertised Salary Range

47,476.00

Application Review Begins

31-Jan-2018

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
10795BR
Department:
Chemical & Petroleum Engr
Location/Division:
Lawrence
Reg/Temp:
Regular
Employee Class:
U-Unclassified Professional Staff
Application Review Begins:
31-Jan-2018
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