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Employment Opportunities

Current Openings

Faculty:

  • Senior Faculty position in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Genetics. The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the Penn State College of Medicine invites applications from outstanding senior scientists with Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degrees for a full-time tenure-track position. We seek candidates at the Associate or Full Professor level who have an active and highly competitive independent research program in the area of human genetics and genomics, particularly with an emphasis of the genomics of disease related traits. The successful applicant will serve as associate director of the Penn State Institute for Personalized Medicine (http://www2.med.psu.edu/ipm) and should be familiar with development of protocols for Institutional Review Boards and with management of CLIA laboratories. For additional information, please visit the following website: http://www2.med.psu.edu/biochemistry/. Applicants should upload a curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research plans and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to Faculty Search Committee, biochem_apply@hmc.psu.edu. Application should be received prior to February 1, 2015.

Postdoctoral Fellows:

  • Postdoctoral Scholar in cell signaling, trafficking, and migration. Seeking Ph.D. graduates for Postdoctoral Scholar positions in the Mulder Lab, Dept. of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Penn State Hershey College of Medicine, Hershey, PA. Research is focused on tumor cell signaling, trafficking, and cell movement/migration, with a particular emphasis on colon and pancreatic cancer, as well as epithelial cells. Research also pertains to TGFß, anti-cancer therapeutics, cancer invasion, km23, small GTPases, motility-associated protrusive structures, motor proteins, dynein, actin cytoskeleton. Requirements include a Ph.D. and postdoctoral training in a relevant field, as well as relevant peer-reviewed molecular/cell biology publications. Must have demonstrated hands on experience with mammalian cell culture and basic molecular/cellular techniques (ie, WB, IP/blot, PCR, construct preparation, shRNA, IF, live imaging). Priority given to US citizens, permanent residents, and applicants with relevant expertise in published work. In your application, please indicate which of your publications demonstrate your hands on experience in the relevant molecular/cell techniques. All applicants must apply online. In addition submitting materials, please send CV and contact information for 3 referees to Dr. Kathleen M. Mulder at kmm15@psu.edu. In your application, please indicate which of your publications demonstrate your hands on experience in the relevant molecular/cell techniques.

Staff:

  • Please visit the PSU Jobs page for additional staff openings in our department.