We are seeking a postdoctoral fellow who will follow up on our published work on the dynamic regulation of secreted proteins that induce embryonic mesendoderm patterning using in vitro and in vivo models (see https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.04.25.441333).
A fully funded multi-year postdoctoral position is available (initial 12-month appointment). The start date is flexible within the next 6-12 months. Competitive salary and benefits are on the federal pay scale and a commitment of at least two years is required. The Department of Bioengineering at UT Dallas is committed to world-class research and the Dingal lab has access to state-of-the-art research facilities.
Please contact Dr. Dave Dingal with your CV and a brief overview of your interests. Please be prepared to provide scientific references (e.g. advisors/thesis committee members).
The position is open until filled with an anticipated start date in Fall 2023 or Spring 2024. Required skills and abilities:
You are open to feedback and act on it.
You are enthusiastic about learning new techniques.
You are highly motivated to pursue a career in research.
You are driven and self-motivated.
You are able and willing to work independently.
You are a fast learner and critical, creative thinker.
You are results-driven/outcome-oriented.
You are organized.
You maintain high standards in conducting research.
You are an excellent communicator.
Ph.D in a related field.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Ideal postdoctoral candidate should have:
Strong backgrounds in biochemistry and genetics.
Knowledge and experience in protein expression and characterization, animal models (a plus).
Science communication skills are clear, concise, and simple.
Ability to develop and test methods and interpret results independently.
A successful record of authorship on peer-reviewed publications and presentations.
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