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Res Post Doc Fellow - Pluripotent Stem Cell Biology

Philadelphia, PA

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u003Cpu003EReq ID:u00a021451u003C/pu003Eu003Cpu003EShift: Daysu003C/pu003Eu003Cpu003EEmployment Status:u00a0AF - Active - Regular - Full Timeu00a0u003C/pu003Eu003Cdivu003Eu003Cp style='padding: 10px;border: 1px solid transparent;'u003Eu003Cp style='font-size:16px;word-wrap: break-word;'u003Eu003Cbu003EJob Summaryu003C/bu003Eu0026#13;u003C/pu003Eu003Cpu003Eu003Cpu003EWe are seeking a highly motivated individual for a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Pathology at the Childrenu0026rsquo;s Hospital of Philadelphia.u0026nbsp; Our laboratory focuses on using human embryonic stem cell and iPS cell models to study human development and disease.u0026nbsp; The position is for projects studying the differentiation of human pluripotent stem cells into hematopoietic and endodermal lineages.u003C/pu003Eu003Cpu003Eu0026nbsp;u003C/pu003Eu003Cpu003EApplicants must have a PhD or MD degree in the biological or physical sciences. Prior laboratory experience in cell culture, basic molecular biology, and flow cytometry is preferred.u003C/pu003Eu003Cpu003Eu0026nbsp;u003C/pu003Eu003Cpu003ESpecific duties will include the maintenance and differentiation of human embryonic stem and iPS cell lines with one of the project goals being to define methods to expand megakaryocyte/erythrocyte progenitor populations derived from stem cell sources using CRISPR/Cas9 mediated genome engineering and other transgenic approaches.u0026nbsp; In addition, a second project is available to study pancreatic endocrine cell development with the human stem cell system and develop in vitro models of diabetes.u0026nbsp;u003C/pu003Eu003Cpu003Eu0026nbsp;u003C/pu003Eu003Cpu003EThe ideal applicant will be an enthusiastic and self-driven individual, committed to learning and working with a team to contribute to advances in biology and medicine.u0026nbsp; He or she will be capable of effective data recording, demonstrate good organizational and communication skills and independently lead a research project.u0026nbsp; The position is available immediately, with some flexibility for a later start date.u003C/pu003Eu003Cpu003EThe postdoctoral fellow will, under the direction/guidance of a mentor (principal investigator), assume responsibility for a specific, on-going research project.u0026nbsp; The postdoc experience will serve to extend, refine and enhance skills necessary for professional and career development, and will enable the individual to broaden his/her scientific background by acquiring new research capabilities. It is expected that this individual will conduct independent scholarly research, and will contribute directly to the overall research goals of the project and the research group.u0026nbsp; Postdocs will be expected to participate in project planning, recording and interpretation/evaluation of data, and communication of results. Postdocs will also be expected to acquire technical, lab management, and manuscript/grant writing skills; and participate in seminars, lectures, poster sessions and presentations at national meetings.u0026nbsp; Postdoctoral fellows also may be required to supervise junior lab members, develop new methods and protocols for research, and assist with the development of other research projects in the lab.u003C/pu003Eu003Cpu003Eu0026nbsp;u003C/pu003Eu003Cpu003Eu0026nbsp;u003C/pu003Eu003Cpu003Eu0026nbsp;u003C/pu003Eu0026#13;u003C/pu003Eu003C/pu003Eu003Cp style='padding: 10px;border: 1px solid transparent;'u003Eu003Cp style='font-size:16px;word-wrap: break-word;'u003Eu003Cbu003EJob Responsibilitiesu003C/bu003Eu0026#13;u003C/pu003Eu003Cpu003Eu003Colu003Eu003Cliu003EConduct independent scholarly research and develop new methods and protocolsu003C/liu003Eu003Cliu003EParticipate in project planning, recording and evaluation of datau003C/liu003Eu003Cliu003EAcquire technical, lab management and grant writing skillsu003C/liu003Eu003Cliu003EParticipate in seminars, lectures, poster sessions and presentation at national meetingsu003C/liu003Eu003Cliu003ESupervise junior lab membersu003C/liu003Eu003Cliu003EAssist with other research projectsu003C/liu003Eu003C/olu003Eu0026#13;u003C/pu003Eu003C/pu003Eu003Cp style='padding: 10px;border: 1px solid transparent;'u003Eu003Cp style='font-size:16px;word-wrap: break-word;'u003Eu003Cbu003ERequired Education and Experienceu003C/bu003Eu0026#13;u003C/pu003Eu003Cpu003Eu003Culu003Eu003Cliu003EA terminal degree PhD, MD, DVM, etc.u003C/liu003Eu003Cliu003EAccording 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-waivedu0026nbsp;POC testingu003C/liu003Eu003C/ulu003Eu0026#13;u003C/pu003Eu003C/pu003Eu003C/divu003Eu003Cpu003Eu003Cstrongu003EAll CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.u003C/strongu003Eu003C/pu003Eu003Cpu003Eu003Cstrongu003EChildren's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).u003C/strongu003Eu003C/pu003Eu003Cpu003Eu003Cstrongu003EChildren's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.u003C/strongu003Eu003C/pu003Eu003Cpu003Eu003Cstrongu003EVEVRAA Federal Contractor/Seeking priority referrals for protected veterans.u00a0 Please contact our hiring official with any referrals or questions.u003C/strongu003Eu003C/pu003Eu003Cpu003Eu003Cstrongu003ECHOP Careers Contactu00a0u003C/strongu003Eu003C/pu003Eu003Cpu003Eu003Cstrongu003ETalent Acquisitionu003C/strongu003Eu003C/pu003Eu003Cpu003Eu003Cstrongu003E2716 South Street, 6th Flooru003C/strongu003Eu003C/pu003Eu003Cpu003Eu003Cstrongu003EPhiladelphia, PA 19146u00a0u003C/strongu003Eu003C/pu003Eu003Cpu003Eu003Cstrongu003E****u00a0u003C/strongu003Eu003C/pu003Eu003Cpu003Eu003Cstrongu003EEmail:u003Ca href=mailto:****\****u003C/au003Eu003C/strongu003Eu003C/pu003Eu003Cpu003Eu00a0u003C/pu003Eu003Cpu003Eu00a0u003C/pu003E,datePosted:2018-08-10,employmentType:FULL_TIME,industry:Research,hiringOrganization:{@type:Organization,name:CHOP},identifier:{@type:PropertyValue,name:CHOP,value:21451-en_US},jobLocation:{@type:Place,address:{@type:PostalAddress,addressCountry:US,streetAddress:,addressLocality:Philadelphia,addressRegion:PA,postalCode:19104}}}

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