Postdoctoral Fellowship Position, Microbiome and Cancer

Baltimore, Maryland
NIH standards with excellent benefits
April 04 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

We have an immediate opening for a 1st or 2nd year postdoctoral fellow to join a translational prostate cancer research group at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The laboratory is a collaborative research environment and the fellow will work both independently and as part of multidisciplinary teams. We are seeking a fellow who will contribute to ongoing research interests of the laboratory in studying the influence of the genitourinary and gastrointestinal microbiome on prostate cancer development, progression, and therapeutic response. The laboratory has a strong translational focus and most projects involve working with human samples and tissues as well as samples collected as part of clinical trials. The ideal candidate will have a strong background and skills in molecular biology, cancer biology, and/or microbiology and ideally experience working with samples for microbiome studies as well as familiarity with associated statistical methods and data analysis.

The candidate should also have strong writing and communication skills and a solid track record of scientific achievement as documented by peer-reviewed scientific journal publications. 

To be considered, please email your CV, a short cover letter, and contact information for 3 references.

Karen Sandell Sfanos, PhD

Associate Professor of Pathology, Oncology, and Urology

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

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