Postdoctoral Senior Fellow in Microbiology, Genetics, and Translational Prostate Cancer Research

Seattle, Washington State
Salary is based on NIH fellowship guidelines.
April 27 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

A full-time post-doctoral position is available for an applicant with interest in cell and molecular biology focusing on translational research in prostate cancer.  The work will involve working with clinical specimens and human xenografts, transcriptome and genome analysis, cell culture, knockdown and overexpression studies, immunohistochemistry, and laser capture microdissection.  Basic knowledge in molecular biology techniques is required. Research experience in the field of prostate cancer biology is highly desired.

You will join a multidisciplinary group of investigators in a laboratory setting of 14 individuals.  To be successful in this project, you must be highly motivated, be an independent and critical thinker while working as part of a team, possess excellent communication, and data presentation skills.  Working well in a team environment is critical.  Funding is available for a multi-year appointment with appointments renewed annually based on performance.  Salary is based on NIH fellowship guidelines. This is a 1.0 FTE position with a 12 month service period. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.

Requirements: Ph.D. or foreign equivalent in molecular biology, genetics, genomics, oncology, or relevant field.

Application Instructions

Interested applicants should send a letter of interest and CV (Preferably as a PDF) to:

Colm Morrissey, Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor
GU Cancer Research Laboratories
Department of Urology
Box 356510
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195


University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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