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Postdoctoral Research Scientist – Biology – Skin Health (Piscataway, NJ, US) 5 views

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# 92480 – Piscataway, New Jersey, United States</span></span></p>
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<p style="text-align:justify">Colgate-Palmolive invites candidates to apply for the Postdoctoral Research Scientist position based at our Piscataway, NJ location.&nbsp;</p>

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<p style="text-align:justify">This is a two-year postdoctoral position. The core responsibilities of this role include the evaluation of biofunctional actives for personal skin care and cleansing products as well as the development and implementation of predictive non-invasive skin methods to assess performance of benefits. The position will include fundamental and applied research studies of structure/function properties of the skin related to skin health.</p>

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<strong>Responsibilities:</strong></p>

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<li style="text-align:justify">Design and deliver in vitro and ex vivo scientific discovery programs based on skin health, skin aging and potential therapeutic interventions</li>
<li style="text-align:justify">Drive the discovery and characterization of new bioactive ingredients or formulated products, and identify new biological targets/mechanisms of action for skin benefits</li>
<li style="text-align:justify">Deliver novel in vitro models, assays, and discovery work using ex vivo human skin, 3D skin equivalents and primary skin cells</li>
<li style="text-align:justify">Develop and implement novel visualization techniques to demonstrate efficacy</li>
<li style="text-align:justify">Collect, analyze, and report high quality data in a timely manner</li>
<li style="text-align:justify">Handle daily laboratory operations support relevant research projects</li>
<li style="text-align:justify">Manage internal and external teamwork</li>
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<strong>Basic Qualification:</strong><br />
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<li style="text-align:justify">Ph.D. in&nbsp;Biology, Molecular/Cell Biology or any related field</li>
<li style="text-align:justify">Hands on experience with sterile cell culture and primary cells, as well as human/animal tissues</li>
<li style="text-align:justify">Experience with different histological methodologies, such as immunohistochemistry and immunofluorescence</li>
<li style="text-align:justify">Strong problem solving skills, project management and execution skills</li>
<li style="text-align:justify">Excellent communication and teamwork skills</li>
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Preferred Qualifications:&nbsp;</p>

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<li style="text-align:justify">Knowledge of Dermatology and/or Skin Biology&nbsp;</li>
<li style="text-align:justify">Hands on experience with human skin cell/tissue culture (keratinocytes, fibroblasts, skin equivalents and explants)</li>
<li style="text-align:justify">Hands on experience with quantitative PCR, ELISA, fluorescent microscope and confocal microscope</li>
<li style="text-align:justify">Hands on experience in pre-clinical evaluation of skin bioactives using human skin cells/tissues&nbsp;</li>
<li style="text-align:justify">Experience in skin physiology and pathology (e.g. skin inflammation, acne, AD, psoriasis)</li>
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<p style="text-align:justify">Does this opportunity sound exciting for you? Do not miss the chance to join our amazing team! We're waiting for you!&nbsp;</p>

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<p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Equal Opportunity Employer<br>
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, veteran status (United States positions), or any other characteristic protected by law.</span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply online and attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process. Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.</span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. Colgate sells its products in over 200 countries and territories around the world under such internationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sorriso, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sanex, Elta MD, PCA Skin, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet and Hill’s Prescription Diet. </span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">For more information about Colgate’s global business, visit the Company’s web site at <a href="http://www.colgatepalmolive.com" target="_blank">http://www.colgatepalmolive.com</a>. To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® oral health education program, please visit <a href="http://www.colgatebsbf.com" target="_blank">http://www.colgatebsbf.com</a>. To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter &amp; Love program please visit <a href="http://www.hillspet.com" target="_blank">http://www.hillspet.com</a>. To learn more about Tom’s of Maine  please visit  <a href="http://www.tomsofmaine.com" target="_blank">http://www.tomsofmaine.com</a>.</span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact Application_Accommodation@colpal.com with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.</span></span></p>

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