Openings for Postdoctoral Fellows
Multiple Postdoctoral Fellow positions are immediately available for highly motivated and productive applicants. Projects will focus on the lab’s central theme of metabolism and senescence in cancer. In addition, a specific opportunity for a fellow interested in collaboration across labs is available, with training in liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry and isotopic tracing analysis working with Dr. Nathaniel Snyder at Drexel University.
1) Follow-up on our recent discovery on regulation of nucleotide metabolism by the ATR-mTORC1 axis (doi.org/10.1101/393876).
2) Investigation of peroxisomal and lysosomal metabolism in ovarian cancer progression.
The Aird lab is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. We encourage women and candidates from all backgrounds to apply.
Essential Qualifications: Recent recipients of PhD or MD/PhD (or equivalent) degree or close to obtaining a doctoral degree. A strong publication history is essential. Necessary research skills include standard molecular and cellular biology techniques. In addition, candidates should have outstanding critical thinking and problem-solving skills and excellent written and oral skills.
Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience in mouse models, especially cancer-related, is preferred.
To apply: Qualified candidates should submit a one-page cover letter stating reasons for their scientific interest in the lab and career goals, a curriculum vitae including technical skills, and the names and contact information of three references. Submit your application to: Katherine Aird, PhD at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about the postdoctoral program at Penn State College of Medicine, please visit the website at http://med.psu.edu/postdocs. Benefits include low-cost medical insurance, dental insurance, and vision insurance. Hershey is a family-friendly, safe and inexpensive place to live.
Openings for Rotation Students
Please contact Dr. Aird for information about current openings for rotation students.