Postdoctoral Research Fellow- Molecular Basis of Liver Cancer

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati, Ohio
Salary commensurate with experience at NIH scale, plus employee benefits
January 15 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Dr. Soona Shin’s laboratory in the division of Pediatric Surgery aims to decipher the molecular basis underlying liver cancer, with a focus on pediatric hepatocellular carcinoma and hepatoblastoma. A postdoctoral Research Fellow position is available to develop and characterize mouse models of liver cancer and patient-derived xenografts.


Requirements: A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D. or M.D.) in biology or related field, along with a strong interest in liver cancer research is required. Experience with mouse models, cell culture, and viral vector-mediated gene expression is preferred. 

Please submit your application to Dr. Shin with the following information: cover letter, CV and contact details for 3 referees.

Contact: Soona Shin, PhD, PhD       

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Cincinnati Children’s Research Foundation

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) is a premier pediatric research institution with over 900 diverse and productive faculty members. Here, researchers work collaboratively across specialties and divisions to address some of the biggest challenges we face today in improving child health. A strong network of research support services and facilities, along with institutional commitment to research, push our team of faculty, postdocs and support staff to explore the boundaries of what is possible, leading to significant breakthroughs. We are driven by our mission to improve child health and transform the delivery of care through fully integrated, globally recognized research, education and innovation.

Post-doctoral Research Fellows at Cincinnati Children’s are valued for their unique interests and strengths, and are supported by our institution’s strong programming for post-docs through the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and the Office of Academic Affairs and Career Development. Cincinnati Children’s is a respected part of the broader, and very vibrant, Cincinnati community. With a thriving arts scene, numerous festivals celebrating music and food, a passionate fan following for our college and professional sports teams, and a variety of opportunities for outdoor activities, our region is truly a great place to work and live.

For further information about working at CCHMC, please contact the Postdoc recruiter: Uma Sivaprasad, Ph.D. –

To apply online go to: and search for job (requisition) number 103792.

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution

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