Post-Doctoral Researcher

Columbus, Ohio
Starting salary range $47,484 - $51,000
February 08 2018
Job ID# 435023
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Full Time
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The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio is the only academic medical center in Central Ohio and ranked as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” by U.S. News and World Report for 20 consecutive years! We are committed to comprehensive patient care, high caliber research and innovative medical education for medical students, post-doctoral trainees and professional colleagues.

The OSUCCC – James is the only cancer program in the United States that features a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated comprehensive cancer center aligned with a nationally ranked academic medical center and a freestanding cancer hospital on the campus of one of the nation’s largest public universities.

Post-Doctoral Positions in RNA and Cancer Biology at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Multiple Post-Doctoral positions are available in the well-funded, dynamic, young laboratory of Dr. Wayne Miles at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center. Candidates will develop integrative and quantitative projects to understand how cancer cells modulate their transcriptome and proteome and the role of the post-transcriptional regulatory network in controlling these changes.

Our lab uses and develops quantitative technologies to investigate the how loss of tumor-suppressor gene function reprograms cells and the mechanisms that sustain the growth and survival of these cells. This analysis is then extended into primary head and neck or thyroid tumor samples and both murine and Drosophila model systems. In particular, we use Ribosome Profiling, Proteomics, RNA-seq, ChIP, CLIP, LINC-profiling and novel technologies to determine these effects. We are looking for enthusiastic, hard-working and independent candidates to join our great team.

 Ph.D. degree in RNA biology, cancer biology, cell biology, molecular biology, or biochemistry is required. Molecular and cellular techniques are needed. Candidates need extensive experiences in the following areas: RNA biology, cancer research, RNA-protein capture technologies, bioinformatics, tissue culture, and proteomics. Ideal candidates should have a good publication record.

Qualified candidates should apply online to: Enter keyword or job ID# 435023. Applicants should submit their current curriculum vitae with a publication list and the name and email contact information of three references to Please indicate postdoc application in the title of the email.

The Ohio State University offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits, participation in workshops and conferences, high quality Shared Resources, and many opportunities for continued professional development.

The Ohio State University is situated in Columbus, Ohio, which is a vibrant and international city. Columbus is located within a short flight to the entire eastern seaboard and provides a unique blend of culture, sports and activities coupled with an excellent and affordable standard living.

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

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