The University of Mississippi Medical Center Cancer Institute and Department of Neurosurgery seek a staff scientist / laboratory head to lead a research effort in brain tumor biology.
We are looking for a highly motivated, independent, and career-oriented research scientist with an excellent publication record.
· PhD in cancer biology, developmental biology, cell biology, neuroscience or related field
· hands on experience conducting cellular and animal experiments using zebrafish and/or mouse xenografts.
Excellent oral and written communication skills are necessary. Strong cellular and molecular biology and animal (zebrafish or mouse) model training are required. Candidates must have first-author publications and a solid publication record.
Research experience in two or more of the following areas are desirable:
· Zebrafish cancer xenografts and assays of metastasis
· Zebrafish development
· Mouse cancer xenografts and assays of metastasis
· Cell metabolism
· Cancer cell biology
· In vivo imaging
To apply please include CV and at least three references.