Postdoctoral Fellowship at Oklahoma State University: (Deadline 31 January 2021)
Postdoctoral Fellowship is available at Oklahoma State University Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology. One post-doctoral fellow position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Xia (Shelley) Lei in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. The Lei laboratory utilizes cell culture and mouse models to study a secreted protein family (CTRPs) in physiological and pathological conditions, such as insulin resistance, obesity, and diabetes.
The successful candidate will work on protein functional studies and related signaling pathways in the glucose and lipid metabolism. The candidate will contribute to experimental design, method development, implementation, data analysis as well as prepare manuscripts for publications. The candidate will also be provided the mentorship and professional development opportunities tailored to their career goals.
Candidates applying for this Postdoctoral Fellowship at Oklahoma State University must have the following qualifications
- Ph.D. / M.D. in Molecular Biology and Metabolism.
- Experience in Molecular cloning and cell culture.
- Will be using common lab chemicals, a virus for gene expression.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Similarly, experience with molecular cloning, protein purification, cell culture.
- Ability to work independently. Also, ability to mentor graduate and undergraduate students.
- Experience with the Mouse model preferred. Similarly, a strong track record of peer-reviewed publications is desirable.
Oklahoma State University (OSU) is a public land-grant research university in Stillwater, It is the flagship institution of the Oklahoma State University System. Enrollment for the fall 2019 semester system was 24,071, with 20,024 undergraduates and 4,017 graduate students. OSU is classified among “R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity”.