Post-Doctoral Fellow - Murphy Lab

The Wistar Institute
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (US)
We offer competitive salary and excellent benefit package.
October 23 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Postdoctoral position available starting December 2018 in the laboratory of Dr. Maureen Murphy to work on pre-clinical and mechanistic analyses on a novel series of mitochondrial-targeted HSP70 inhibitors for cancer therapy (see Leu et al, Mol Cell 2009; ACS Chem Biol 2014; Oncotarget 2017, and Budina-Kolomets Can Res 2016).  

The Murphy laboratory is seeking a self-motivated postdoctoral researcher who desires to join a strong team of pre- and postdocs all devoted to reducing the burden of human cancer.  Relevant PhD and molecular biology experience is required.  Experience in mouse models of cancer is a plus.  Applications with CV and names of three referees should be sent to: Maureen Murphy PhD, Professor and Program Leader, Molecular and Cellular Oncogenesis, The Wistar Institute, 3601 Spruce St, Philadelphia PA 19104.

We offer competitive salary and excellent benefit package.

The Wistar Institute is located in the University City area of Philadelphia, in the heart of the University of Pennsylvania Campus. Wistar provides resources to its faculty and staff that enable them to conduct cutting edge collaborative research and provides for outstanding intellectual environments and state-of-the-art facilities. Research discoveries conducted at Wistar have led to the development of vaccines; the identification of genes associated with cancers; and the development of many other significant research technologies and tools.

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