Postdoctoral Scholar

Penn State University

College of Medicine at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
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open until filled
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Penn State College of Medicine


The Director of Translational Research and Developmental Therapeutics at the Four Diamond Childhood Cancer Research Center at Penn State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, Sinisa Dovat, MD, PhD is currently seeking applications for a senior Postdoctoral Scholar with experience in studies of mouse and human hematopoiesis and leukemia. The objective of the position will be to integrate the candidate’s expertise in normal and malignant hematopoiesis with our leading edge research focused on epigenetic and transcriptional regulation of gene expression. The applicant should hold a doctoral degree (M.D. or Ph.D.) in a relevant field, be looking for a collaborative and dynamic environment, and have a track record of productivity and innovation. Postdoctoral Scholars with extensive experience in mouse and human in vitro hematopoietic differentiation assays, methylcellulose colony forming assay, xenotransplantation of human hematopoietic cells into NSG mice, serial mouse transplantation, experience in flow cytometry, tissue culture and retro- and lentiviral transduction of hematopoietic cells are encouraged to apply. Experience with luciferase reporter assay, cloning, DNA and RNA isolation, Western blot, and protein purification is desirable. Research in the Dovat lab uses molecular and cellular biology techniques including qRT-PCR, quantitative chromatin immunoprecipitation (qChIP), and ChIP-seq.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088