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A postdoctoral position is available immediately for highly motivated scientists to investigate the crosstalk between cellular, metabolic, and immune signaling, and how these factors intertwine to drive cancer progression, metastasis, and therapy resistance. Our research focuses on translational and preclinical studies on human cancer using approaches including proteomics, metabolomics, transcriptomics, murine models, and drug development to ultimately develop novel and effective targeted therapeutic strategies to treat human cancers. For related works of our laboratory, please see Cancer Cell 2015 (PMID 25670081); Mol Cell 2015 (26145173); Nat Cell Biol 2015 (26479318); Mol Cell 2018 (29249655), Cancer Cell 2018 (30033091); J Clin Invest 2019 (31081803; 31449053); Nat Commun 2021 (34400618); Cell Reports 2022 (111827) or visit https://sites.google.com/view/skanglab/.
Successful candidates must hold a doctoral-level degree or anticipate a Ph.D. degree in a few months with a solid background in biochemistry, and molecular and cellular biology. Experience with animal models of human diseases and bioinformatics is recommended, but not required.
JOB DESCRIPTION: Helps design and conduct research within a specified field while receiving advanced training from a designated Principal Investigator to enhance professional skills and research independence needed for pursuit of a career. The specific area of research in which the trainee is mentored is determined by the department and laboratory of the Postdoc. Designs and evaluates experiments. Develops new ideas that promote current research. Prepares and publishes scientific manuscripts under the direction of the Principal Investigator. May be responsible for operation of specific equipment. May teach techniques to others, train, and supervise research staff. Positions are temporary appointments as a research trainee. The initial appointment is for one year, renewal expected if progress is satisfactory and funds are available. Appointments cannot exceed five years. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., DDS etc) in an appropriate field. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator.
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