Research Scholar

Norfolk, Virginia (US)
$46,000 - $52,000
April 01 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Research Scholar

The Leroy T. Canoles Jr. Cancer Research Center at Eastern Virginia Medical School is in search of a  competitive scientist to fulfill the duties of a Postdoctoral Scientist in the Cancer Center.

This position will work under the general supervision of the Principal Investigator, Dr. Amy H. Tang. A strong background and prior research experiences in working with clinical and preclinical models of triple negative breast cancer, oncogenic EGFR/K-RAS-driven cancer biology, tumor immunology, and/or systems biology will be a clear strength. The position will be responsible for managing the overall operations of the laboratory including clinical database management, clinical animal models, ordering, recording, and inventory. Ability to multi-task in a highly creative environment and flexibility to work in a fast-paced team in a professional, interactive, and positive environment is a necessity.  

Effective communication, meticulous data organization, and excellent interpersonal skills are required. Ability to generate, analyze, and interpret scientific data with honesty, integrity, ethics, and high standards in science and medicine. Ability to perform data analyses, write scientific manuscripts in a timely fashion. Ability to effectively communicate with Dr. Tang, interact with her PhD/MD/MS students, and clinicians/scientists/administrators productively. Successful PhD applicant should have at least one first author publication from his/her PhD training and he/she should demonstrate scientific productivity, curiosity, dedication, high-quality work, positive can-do attitude, great work ethic, and high-level professionalism working in a multi-institutional team. EVMS is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer of minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is a drug and tobacco free workplace.

Interested candidates must apply online.