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Postdoctoral Scholar

Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Department Los Angeles, California

USC's KSOM Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine is seeking a Postdoctoral Scholar Research Associate to join Dr. Rong Lu’s Lab.  The lab studies stem cell regulatory mechanisms at the single cell level and use mouse hematopoietic stem cells as a model system. The lab multidisciplinary group specializes in single cell analysis that integrates research strategies from molecular biology, cell biology, systems biology, genetics, and bioinformatics. The goal is to understand stem cell regulation, coordination and malfunction at both cellular and molecular levels. These studies are not only essential for understanding stem cell regulatory mechanisms, but they will also provide new insights into the origins of many diseases and will help to identify new therapeutic targets. Please visit the lab’s website at ronglulab.usc.edu

Salary: Depend on Experience

Job Accountabilities: 

- Serves as a research trainee for the purpose of enhancing and developing research competencies. Participates in planning, designing and conducting highly technical and complex research projects under the direction of a supervisor. May or may not work independently.

- Identifies, researches, compiles and evaluates data sources, background information and/or technology related to area of specialization.

- Analyzes and evaluates research data utilizing computers and provides interpretations requiring significant knowledge of a specialized area of research. Searches literature, utilizing all available resources including electronic, regarding new methodology and designs experiments accordingly.

- Contributes to the development of research documentation for publication and/or prepares technical reports, papers and/or records.

- Operates and maintains sophisticated laboratory/scientific equipment.


The Postdoctoral Scholar Research Associate serves as a research trainee for the purpose of enhancing and developing research competencies. Participates in planning, designing and conducting highly technical and complex research projects under the direction of a supervisor. May or may not work independently. Analyzes research data and provides interpretations. Contributes to the development of research documentation for publication and/or prepares technical reports, papers and/or records. (Temporary, fixed-term; one year and renewable on the recommendation of the faculty mentor and at the discretion of the dean. May be renewed up to a maximum of five years.)


REQ20045828 Posted Date: 06/13/2017 - Thru date - 12/31/2017

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