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Res Post Doc Fellow -Dr. Fanxin Long Lab-Skeletal Health

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Job Location
2716 South Street, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19146
United States
Job Description

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

Job Type: 

LOC_ABRAMSON-Abramson Building Req ID: 50641

Shift: Days

Employment Status: Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

Postdoc positions are available at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Research Institute starting in the fall of 2018.  Newly relocated to the CHOP/University of Pennsylvania medical campus, the Long lab is seeking highly motivated postdoc to expand an active research program broadly related to skeletal biology and pathophysiology  Relevant research topics include but are not limited to mesenchymal stem cells and differentiation, cartilage and bone development, homeostasis and aging, diabetic complications in skeleton, integration of bone and whole-body metabolism.  Successful postdocs are expected to employ leading-edge technologies including high-throughput sequencing, metabolomics, iPS technology and CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing to tackle important questions in the field.  They will enjoy scientific freedom, a vibrant research environment, a strong support for career development and a competitive salary together with excellent fringe benefits.  Individuals with PhD or MD and a strong background in cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry or mouse genetics are encouraged to apply and they do not need prior research experience in skeletal biology.  Applicants should demonstrate a good publication record and strong English communication skills.  Please send application including CV to Fanxin Long at [email protected]

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Job Responsibilities

  1. Conduct independent scholarly research and develop new methods and protocols
  2. Participate in project planning, recording and evaluation of data
  3. Acquire technical, lab management and grant writing skills
  4. Participate in seminars, lectures, poster sessions and presentation at national meetings
  5. Supervise junior lab members
  6. Assist with other research projects

Job Responsibilities (Continued) Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations Required Education and Experience

  • A terminal degree PhD, MD, DVM, etc.
  • According to the CMS (Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services) a copy of diploma or transcript is required as proof of academic achievement for all non-laboratory personnel performing non-waived POC testing

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Additional Technical Requirements 

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CHOP Careers Contact 

Talent Acquisition

2716 South Street, 6th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19146 

Phone: 866-820-9288 

Email:[email protected]

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