Res Post Doc Fellow -Division of Pulmonary Medicine and The Center for Lung Research

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

Job Type: 

Location: LOC_ABRAMSON-Abramson Building 

Req ID: 83391

Shift: Days

Employment Status: Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">The Division of Pulmonary Medicine and The Center for Lung Research at CHOP are dedicated to understanding the cellular and molecular <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">mechanisms underlying lung diseases.  Ongoing studies in the Zepp laboratory are aimed at understanding how cellular fate is regulated and how cells respond to environmental inputs. The Zepp <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">lab is translating these findings to better understand and identify molecular targets in lung diseases. The Zepp <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"> lab takes a comprehensive approach that includes genetic mouse models, three-dimensional in vitro cell culture, live imaging, molecular and transcriptomic profiling to interrogate novel cellular processes. 

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<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">In close collaboration with Dr.Zepp <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"> and other members of his lab, the post-doctoral fellow will investigate how cell fate is regulated in the poorly understood mesenchymal compartment of the lung.  These studies would incorporate cutting edge techniques and complex mouse genetics to map the lineage fates and molecular controls in subsets of fibroblasts. The ideal candidate is enthusiastic, promotes a scholarly environment and is highly creative. Applicants must have a doctoral degree in a relevant field, such as Biochemistry, Cellular and/or Developmental Biology, Physiology or Pharmacology and a strong background in techniques relevant to these fields.




Job Responsibilities
  1. Conduct independent scholarly research and develop new methods and protocols
  2. Participate in project planning, recording and evaluation of data
  3. Acquire technical, lab management and grant writing skills
  4. Participate in seminars, lectures, poster sessions and presentation at national meetings
  5. Supervise junior lab members
  6. Assist with other research projects
Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations
Required Education and Experience
  • A terminal degree PhD, MD, DVM, etc.
  • According 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-waived POC testing
Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic
Additional Technical Requirements

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