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Pediatrics Post Doctoral Fellow - Devaskar Lab | University of California Los Angeles - Military Veterans

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Pediatrics Post Doctoral Fellow - Devaskar Lab University of California Los Angeles Requisition Number: JPF07506 We are seeking an experienced Ph.D. for a post-doctoral fellowship in the laboratory of Dr. Sherin Devaskar, MD. Applicants need to have Ph.D preferably in molecular/cellular biology/genomics, or related fields, to conduct experiments and data analysis in identified pre-clinical and/or clinical investigations, willing to generate results towards formulating grant applications for extramural funding, and working collaboratively within a team present in the laboratory. The projects in the Devaskar Laboratory are focused on elucidating mechanisms and processes responsible for placenta-fetal/neonatal origins of chronic disorders such as obesity, diabetes and neuropsychiatric conditions. The Devaskar laboratory has developed various murine models towards understanding the impact of the placenta on the development of the offspring, with a particular focus on neuro-phenotypic differences and mechanisms. Qualifications: Doctor of Philosophy in Biology or related field of study Solid understanding of molecular biology and common laboratory approaches in molecular biology/genomics - data analysis Excellent verbal and written communication skills Self-motivated, enthusiastic, works well with others Skills: DNA, RNA and protein extraction, PCR, western blots, tissue culture Mouse handling Clinical sample handling Meticulous laboratory technique Working knowledge of laboratory notebook management and data management Duties and Responsibilities: Conducting research as determined with Principal Investigator (PI) Mouse handling, processing of human cells and tissues Publish results of independent laboratory research in collaboration with lab PI, including writing of scientific manuscripts, abstracts and other supporting documentation Participate in laboratory and Divisional seminars, meetings, educational sessions, general and specific safety training and other training sessions Provide mentorship and teaching undergraduate and summer students. Performs other duties and laboratory responsibilities as requested. Interested applicants may apply through this link: Cultural North Star. The shared values of the DGSOM are expressed in the Cultural North Star, which was developed by members of our community and affirms our unswerving commitment to doing what's right, making things better, and being kind. These are the standards to which we hold ourselves, and one another. Please read more about this important DGSOM program at . To apply, please visit: The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, jeid-956f256662b6d246b7b5b21bc2653583

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Southern California HERC, established in 2003, is a non-profit organization composed of a diverse group of colleges and universities, and research, medical, and cultural institutions. Our institutions are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the recruitment process and providing a work environment sensitive to work/life balance. We also understand that employment decisions often involve two careers and offer state of the art dual career resources and solutions. SoCal HERC includes members from the Central Coast, Los Angeles, Orange County, Inland Empire, and San Diego.

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Antioch University, Azusa Pacific, University Cal Tech

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North Orange County CCD, Occidental College,  Pacific Oaks College & Childrens School 

Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego State University, Soka University of America

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