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The W.M. Keck Science Department of Claremont McKenna, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges is an equal opportunity employer. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the department actively encourages applications from women and members of historically under-represented social groups in higher education.

New employees must provide documents verifying U.S. citizenship or, for aliens, documents verifying legal permission to work in the United States. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of reference and background checking process. Applicant's acceptability for positions requiring use of a college vehicle is contingent upon a driving record acceptable to the College's automobile liability insurance. Depending on job responsibilities, satisfactory completion of a functional physical capacity test may be required.

Position Details
Posting ID: 16043
Position Title: Post-Doctoral Fellow in Molecular and Cellular Biology
Category: Non Tenure-track
Department: Keck Science
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Description: Dr. Irene Tang lab in the Keck Science Department of the Claremont Colleges is seeking highly motivated postdoctoral candidates interested in conducting research in molecular and cellular biology while developing teaching and research-mentoring skills with a group of talented undergraduate students. In addition to conducting independent research, the postdoctoral fellow will coordinate the education/student training activities with the research projects. The Keck Science Department houses the biology, chemistry, and physics faculty for Claremont McKenna, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges (three of the five undergraduate Claremont Colleges). The opportunity of this position will provide a range of valuable experience for a scientist considering a future career of research-teaching integration.

Position requires a Ph.D., preferably but not exclusively in molecular/cellular biology, biochemical sciences, or genetics.

This is an exempt position. The position is funded for two years. Continuation of this position is dependent upon the availability of funding.
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Prospective candidates should submit an updated CV, a statement describing their research experience, scientific interest, career goals, and motivation to apply for this position. Please also include three letters of recommendation and the contact information of the references.