Post Doctoral Fellow-Research
Wilmington, DE, United States
Nemours Children's Health is looking for a Postdoctoral Fellow.
In a highly collaborative research environment, the Postdoctoral Fellow’s primary function is to design and carry out biochemical, cell biological, and molecular biology experiments in cell and animal models, develop protocols, prepare manuscripts, provide assistance with grant applications, and assist in supervising and coordinating various research projects that fall within the scope of approved protocols. Responsibilities include 3D cell culture of established cell lines and primary cells, performing DNA and RNA extractions, cell-based high-throughput screening using small molecule libraries, and establish and characterize preclinical models of cerebellar dysfunction. Furthermore, the Postdoctoral Scientist will maintain records of protocols and experimental results, provide data analysis and interpretation, and prepare results of studies for publication and presentation. Lastly, the Postdoctoral Fellow will train staff and students, and will be responsible for laboratory safety and other agency compliance issues pertaining to research projects. The position is in a very supportive environment for career development and mentoring in grantsmanship will be provided.
Post Graduate degree in biological sciences or bioengineering required
As one of the nation's premier pediatric health care systems, we've made a promise to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. It's a promise that extends beyond our nationally recognized clinical treatment to an entire integrated spectrum of research, advocacy, education, and prevention.
Equity, diversity, and inclusion guide our growth and strategy. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about, and committed to, leading efforts to provide culturally relevant care, reducing health disparities, and helping build a diverse and inclusive environment. All Nemours Associates are expected to ensure that these philosophies are embedded in their day-to-day work with colleagues, patients and families.
Nemours aspires to have its workforce and providers reflect the rich diversity of the communities we serve. Candidates of diverse backgrounds, race and ethnicity, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, and those committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural values are strongly encouraged to apply. Please click here to review Nemours Anti-Racism Statement (nemours.org).
To learn more about Nemours and our commitment to treat every child as if they were our own, visit us at www.nemours.org.
ABOUT THE TEAM
At Nemours, our physicians work together — across specialties, clinics, and hospitals — to give children care that's among the safest, most caring, and compassionate. This unique collaboration has earned Nemours a place among the most respected pediatric health care systems in the nation.
As part of a pediatric health system with both clinical and academic partnerships, we are 100% focused on ensuring a healthier future for children. We strive for excellent outcomes across all of our medical and surgical specialties - and we measure these outcomes in order to provide consistent, top-rated care.
Nemours physicians are committed to family-centered care and to making families true partners in every aspect of a child's treatment and care.