Employment Opportunity

Post-doctoral Research Associate

Florida International University

Type: Postdoctoral

Primary Research Area: Other

Location: Miami, FL, USA

Salary Range: $40,001 - $50,000

Submit CV, Resume or Application By: July 31, 2019


Job Summary
We are seeking an experienced post-doc to work on a R01 project, recently funded by the National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences, to explore and develop the novel technique of urinary DNA adductomics, and its application to the study of human exposure. An international team of world class collaborators bring unrivalled expertise to this ground-breaking project. The position is available for up to four years, subject to excellent work performance.

Primary Job Duties

  • Perform research, as directed, and independently, in the areas of DNA damage and repair, in various model systems
  • Analyze and summarize data, present at conferences, and publish in peer-reviewed journals
  • Work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Provide day-to-day supervision of a highly active research laboratory
  • Train and mentor undergraduate and graduate students in the laboratory
  • Participate in the development of funding proposals for additional funding in relevant research areas
  • Assist in the development of technical reports, monthly quarterly reports, and year end reports

Qualifications of the Applicant
Applicants should have a PhD in biochemistry, biomedical science, or a related subject. The successful candidate will have extensive experience of independent research with in vivo models, the comet assay, a sound understanding of DNA adducts and their repair, together with a solid, emerging, track record of research achievements.

Informal enquiries can be addressed to Dr. Marcus S. Cooke, mcooke@fiu.edu.

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Marcus S. Cooke
SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199
Telephone: 3053487778