Dow Chemical Postdoctoral Fellow in Midland, Michigan
The Toxicology & Environmental Research & Consulting (TERC) group of The Dow Chemical Company (Midland, MI) is looking for a postdoctoral candidate with experience and training in molecular biology, toxicology, bioinformatics or a related emphasis. The postdoctoral candidate will work closely with TERC scientists and study directors in developing and/or applying state-of-the-art experimental approaches for characterizing toxicity and discerning mode of action. This unique position will present the right candidate with an opportunity to grow and excel in the exciting field of predictive toxicology.
This is a laboratory-based position and the successful candidate is expected to be actively involved in research projects in evaluating bioactivity of compounds using/in vitro/and Omics approaches and to apply a margin of exposure-based method for safety characterization of chemicals. Activities include experimental design, study conduct, interpretation of results, and evaluation of assay performance. The candidate is expected to present research findings at internal and external workshops/meetings and publish in prestigious peer-reviewed journals. The postdoctoral position at Dow Chemical is for one-year and the contract is renewable up to two years.
Ph.D. in toxicology (or related field) with training in molecular biology, bioinformatics is required
Experience applying data mining and machine learning algorithms is preferred
Strong ability to integrate, analyze and interpret results
Works well independently and within a multidisciplinary team setting
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Strong work ethic and attention to detail