Michigan State University Research Associate-Fixed Term in Grand Rapids, Michigan
Research Associate-Fixed Term
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Work type:Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College:College Of Human Medicine
Department:Obstetrics Gynecology & Reproductive Bio 10022618
Salary:Salary Commensurate with Experience
Categories:Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Research/Scientific, Non-Union
Research Associate (Postdoctoral Fellow)
LOCATION: Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine, Grand Rapids, MI
SUMMARY: The MacKeigan Laboratory is seeking a motivated Research Associate (postdoctoral fellow). Eligible candidates will have a Ph.D. degree and no more than 3 years of postdoctoral experience. The scope of this fellowship project includes mammalian cell culture, dissection of relevant signaling pathways, live-cell/confocal microscopy and quantitation, RNAi, gene-editing, and flow cytometry. The fellow will work with Dr. MacKeigan and collaborators at Los Alamos National Laboratory on anNCI-funded projectinvestigating the role of autophagy in non-small cell lung cancer.
The ideal candidate will be:
A team player who shares knowledge with lab members.
A collaborator who is confident interacting with researchers from other disciplines.
Creative, motivated, collaborative, and optimistic, with a strong desire to impact human health.
For more information about the MacKeigan Laboratory and lab culture, please visit:
More information on Grand Rapids, MI:
Ranked No. 1 on top ten places to visit (Lonely Planet, 2014)
30 miles away from Lake Michigan beaches
Creative culture with unique restaurants, breweries, museums, and concert venues
Home to Art Prize, the world’s largest art competition
Doctorate -Cancer/Cell Biology
Eligible candidates will have a Ph.D. degree and no more than 3 years of postdoctoral experience.
Required Application Materials
In addition to applying: Interested candidates should email Dr. MacKeigan at email@example.com.
Cover letter that describes your unique experiences and why we should hire you
NIH style biosketch (limit 5 pages)
Personal statement describing long and short term career goals (1 page)
Fellowship objectives including skills to be gained and publication plans (1 page)
Review of applications will begin March 6 and continue until filled.
Advertised:Feb 20, 2018Eastern Standard Time