University of Pennsylvania Department of Cancer Biology Postdoctoral Fellow Brady Lab

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (US)
Up to $47,484 per year + benefits
April 13 2018
Penn Brady Lab
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The laboratory led by Dr. Donita Brady in the Department of Cancer Biology at the Perelman School of Medicine and Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute at the University of Pennsylvania is seeking a highly motivated and organized postdoctoral fellow.  The research interests of our laboratory lie at the intersection of cancer biology, signal transduction, and metal homeostasis. 

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, enthusiastic, talented, and interested in leading a project aimed at unraveling the complete framework of metal integration into signaling networks during normal physiology and in the context of tumorigenesis.  This position offers the opportunity to contribute to the foundation of a new research laboratory, to participate in a dynamic research environment, gain exposure to a innovative and collegial research community within the Department of Cancer Biology and AFRCI, and the training environment is particularly suited for applicants working towards a career as an independent investigator.

A Ph.D. in biological sciences such as cancer biology, pharmacology, biochemistry, genetics, or cell biology is required.  Applicant must have demonstrated the successful completion of projects during their graduate thesis studies.  Applicants should have a track record of publishing first-author, peer-reviewed, research papers. Applicants should be within one year of the completion of their thesis work. 

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class status in the administration of its admissions, financial aid, educational or athletic programs, or other University-administered programs or in its employment practices. Questions or complaints regarding this policy should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, Sansom Place East, 3600 Chestnut Street, Suite 228, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6106; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).

To inquire please email a cover letter, CV, and references to


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