Post-Doctoral Associate

University of Minnesota, Masonic Cancer Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Minimmum of $48,426 per year + benefits
March 05 2019
Job ID: 328890
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The Dehm Lab at the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, is seeking a motivated postdoctoral fellow to study mechanisms of prostate cancer progression with emphasis on resistance to targeted therapies.  Training will occur in a collaborative multidisciplinary environment that provides opportunities to develop new technical skills, acquire new knowledge, and advance a career in translational cancer research.  The successful candidate is expected to develop and lead independent research projects that will culminate in high-profile publications.

Responsibilities generally include to participate in the design, implementation and evaluation of research; develop experimental procedures; analyze, prepare and present data to study investigators; and author, co-author, and otherwise collaborate on reports, conference papers and publications  

This is a professionals-in-training position limited to period of 3 up to 5 year depending on training needs.


  • Minimum qualifications are a Ph.D. in biochemistry or a related discipline, and at least one first-author publication in a biomedical journal. 
  • Experience with cell culture and molecular biology is essential.


  • The ideal candidate will have experience with experimental techniques including quantitative PCR, chromatin immunoprecipitation,  western blot, cell transfection, lentivirus infection, and CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing. 
  • Candidates having experience in analysis of large genomics data sets are highly desirable.

Interested applicants should apply online through the Employment System at Search by job opening ID 328890. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

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