Avera POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

*If applying for this position, please make sure to include a CV with publications.

JOB SUMMARY: The postdoctoral experience provides individuals who have recently completed a doctoral degree with a full-time program of advance academic preparation and research training under the guidance of a supervising faculty mentor. . It is mandatory that the candidate will work towards publishing at least one review article and one original research article based on his/her project in peer review journals within 3 three years of his/her training period. It is expected that the candidate should have the willingness to effectively use the existing facility of the laboratory for his/her project.. Plans experimental protocols. The post-doctoral position is full time, 12-month position, with a funding period of 3 years (pending obligatory annual review by the mentor in accordance with the recommendation(s) of the "Institutional Post-Doctoral Evaluation Committee" as convened by the mentor). Annual salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

· Doctoral degree in the field of signal transduction or cancer biology required.

· Experience in translational research in cancer biology as evidenced by first authored research articles(s) published in peer reviewed standard journals in the field of cancer research preferred.

· Knowledge in signal transduction and cancer cell biology with a strong background in the understanding of the PI3K and RAS-MAPK pathway preferred