A post-doctoral position is available immediately in the Zolotukhin Lab in the Division of Cell and Molecular Therapy housed in the Department of Pediatrics.
Research Activities will include:
-Cultivate/manage the expansion/use of cell lines following established laboratory methods. Independently develop novel methods/techniques to troubleshoot errors.
-Conduct molecular cloning experiments following established laboratory methods. Independently develop methods/techniques to troubleshoot errors.
-Complete plasmid purification related activities, primer design related activities, RNA and DNA isolation related activities, and perform real-time PCR related activities with moderate to minimal supervision. Independently troubleshoot issues as they arise.
-Prepare and maintain recombinant Adeno-associated virus stocks following established laboratory methods. Independently develop methods/techniques to troubleshoot errors.
-Search scientific literature to select and modify methods and procedures most appropriate for research goals
-Maintain accurate laboratory records that record research methods, procedures, and results.
-Collaborate with the PI in completion of technical reports, research papers, scholarly articles, abstracts, or recommendations.
-Collaborate with the PI in completion of figures for presentations, publications, or grants.
-Collaborate with the PI in completion of grant proposals and progress reports to funding agencies.
|Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applications should include a curriculum vitae (CV), and a cover letter, and three letters of recommendations or contact information for three professional references.
Review of applications will begin on immediately and will continue until a sufficient applicant pool has been established.
Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at
If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.
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