Stephenson Cancer Center, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC)
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK
July 12 2019
Tananka - Postdoc 7-12-19
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A postdoctoral position is available immediately at the Stephenson Cancer Center, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center for a federally funded project to study the association between tumor inflammation and metastasis.  Highly motivated individuals with a solid background and skills in cancer biology, tumor microenvironment, immunology, molecular biology, mouse model of cancer and biochemistry are encouraged to apply.  Project will employ biochemical molecular biological approaches with a translational/clinical research focus aimed at understanding how the tumor microenvironment influences tumor progression and how vascular inflammation contributes hematogenous metastasis.

Successful candidates should have a PhD degree.  Required expertise includes the following, but is not limited to:  cell culture, molecular and cell biology techniques, mouse handling, protein evaluation (immunoblotting and histology), confocal microscopy, quantitative image analysis, mouse model of cancer, and flow cytometry.  Successful appointee will be supervised by PI at the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center.  The ideal candidate should be able to take a lead role on a project and report to the PI.  Salary is commensurate with NIH standards with full benefits.  Applicants must be citizens or noncitizen nationals who are legally authorized to work and reside in the United States.

The Stephenson Cancer Center is an NCI-designated cancer center with interacting teams of scientists supported by an array of core facilities and located on a large OUHSC research campus. OUHSC is one of only four comprehensive academic health centers in the nation with seven health professional schools, providing a broad base of expertise for comprehensive clinical and basic science research, interdisciplinary interaction, and career development. Oklahoma City is a large metropolis with western charm, easy local transportation, vibrant downtown, and excellent suburbs.

To apply, send a letter indicating your research interests and experience, a curriculum vitae, and the names of three individuals who may be contacted for references to:  Takemi Tanaka, PhD, Associate Professor, University of Oklahoma, email:

The University of Oklahoma is an EO/AA Institution  Individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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