Postdoctoral Associate

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center - University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Salary commensurate with experience + outstanding University benefits.
November 13 2020
SJ Gao Lab
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Postdoctoral position available at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Hillman Cancer Center

A Postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Shou-Jiang (SJ) Gao at  UPMC Hillman Cancer Center / University of Pittsburgh for a newly graduated, innovative, highly independent and motivated candidate to study molecular mechanism of cancer including those caused by viral infections. Research directions include metabolism, epitranscriptomics, epigenetics, innate immunity, immunotherapy, development of cancer models, and identification of cancer vulnerable targets and new therapeutic agents. The Hillman Cancer Center has a dynamic interactive environment and world-class investigators in cancer biology, virology, immunology and genomics. Applicants should have an excellent track-record with peer-reviewed publications, and possess a PhD, MD or equivalent degree. Candidates with relevant experiences are preferred. Please send CV and names of three references to Dr. Shou-Jiang Gao via e-mail at

Located in the city of Pittsburgh (routinely ranked as one of the top most livable and affordable U.S. cities), Hillman is an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center with over 300 members; seven research programs in basic, translational, clinical, and population sciences; ten shared resources that receive funding from our NCI Cancer Center Support Grant; and a 2019 institutional funding base of nearly $121 million. In 2019, the University of Pittsburgh ranked #6 in overall NIH funding.  Hillman Cancer Center provides unique opportunities to collaborate with clinical and translational research programs involved in cancer patient care.

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