Postdoc Research Associate

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
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Posting Information

Position Title Postdoc Research Associate
Vacancy ID PDS002957
Department Lineberger Compr Cancer Center - 426801
Position Type Postdoctoral Scholar

Salary Range Dependent on Education/Qualifications
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
If part-time, hours per week
Proposed Start Date 02/01/2021
Estimated Duration of Appointment 12 Months
Posting Open Date 01/13/2021
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Work Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Summary

Postdoctoral position is available in a cancer research lab located within the University of North Carolina Lineberger Cancer Center. The Pecot lab integrates use of bioinformatics, novel metastasis models and therapeutics to target metastatic biology. The project of interest will focus on how the tumor microenvironment regulates cancer metastasis. The laboratory is funded by the American Cancer Society, University Cancer Research Fund Innovator Award, Jimmy V Scholar Foundation, Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina, NCI Cancer Center of Nanotechnology Excellence, the Lung Cancer Research Foundation, the Free to Breathe Metastasis Award and Susan G Komen.

The Lineberger Cancer Center is an NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center with an excellent reputation of academic excellence among the scientific community, thus providing a strong post-doctoral training opportunity in cancer biology and drug-development.

Educational Requirements

PhD in biomedical sciences, bioinformatics or related.

Qualifications and Experience

The Pecot lab is looking for eager, self-motivated scientists with excellent writing skills. Candidates with a strong background in tumor microenvironment modeling with cellular assays, experience in FACS-based cell sorting, tissue culture, advanced cloning skills, RNA and protein techniques, and metastatic modeling are highly desired. The applicant must be comfortable working with laboratory mice, with a few years of experience of handling mice preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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