|Position:||Postdoctoral Scholar-Research Associate|
|Company:||University of Southern California|
|Job Location(s):||Los Angeles, CA|
|Start Date:||As soon as possible|
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
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|Required Security Clearance:||None|
|Related Categories:||Management and Supervision, Environmental and Natural Resources, Natural Sciences and Mathematics|
|Academic Title||Postdoctoral Scholar-Research Associate|
|Department||KSOM Stem Cell|
|Location||Health Sciences Campus|
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|Employment Terms||New, Fixed Term|
|Hiring Range||$39,264 - $54,180|
|Job Announcement|| |
The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is located in the heart of downtown L.A. and is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.
USC's KSOM Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine is seeking a Postdoctoral Scholar Research Associate to join Dr. Rong Lu's lab begin in early January of 2014.
Dr. Rong Lu's lab studies stem cell regulatory mechanisms at the single cell level and use mouse hematopoietic stem cells as a model system. The lab multidisciplinary group specializes in single cell analysis that integrates research strategies from molecular biology, cell biology, systems biology, genetics, and bioinformatics. The goal is to understand stem cell regulation, coordination and malfunction at both cellular and molecular levels. These studies are not only essential for understanding stem cell regulatory mechanisms, but they will also provide new insights into the origins of many diseases and will help to identify new therapeutic targets. Please visit the lab's website at ronglulab.usc.edu
The Postdoctoral Scholar Research Associate serves as a research trainee for the purpose of enhancing and developing research competencies. Participates in planning, designing and conducting highly technical and complex research projects under the direction of a supervisor. May or may not work independently. Analyzes research data and provides interpretations. Contributes to the development of research documentation for publication and/or prepares technical reports, papers and/or records. (Temporary, fixed-term; one year and renewable on the recommendation of the faculty mentor and at the discretion of the dean. May be renewed up to a maximum of five years.)
The University of Southern California values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.
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