Postdoctoral Research Associate | Wu Laboratory

Washington State University, Spokane, WA
Commensurate with qualifications and experience
August 05 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type
Faculty, Postdoc

A postdoctoral fellow position is available in Pharmaceutical Sciences at Washington State University Spokane with Dr. Boyang (Jason) Wu. The research will be focused on molecular/cellular and preclinical studies on 1) understanding of androgenic and neural signaling and their contributions to antiandrogen drug resistance in castration-resistant and neuroendocrine prostate cancer, and 2) characterizing tumor-stromal interactions underlying prostate cancer growth, progression and metastasis. For related work of our laboratory please see the following link:


This is a temporarily funded, one (1) year renewable appointment. Renewal is dependent on your performance appraisal, mutual consent, and available funding.


Required Qualifications:

Candidates should have a recent Ph.D. degree in Cancer Biology, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology/Pharmaceutical Sciences, or a related field, with a proven track record of creativity and productivity. Candidates are expected to be self-motivated and have strong oral/written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous experience with xenograft mouse models of human cancers especially prostate cancer, CRISPR screening, and bioinformatic data mining is highly desired.

As part of the recruitment process, please be prepared to submit the following documents:

1) a current curriculum vitae;

2) a cover letter addressing your professional goals; and

Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application.

The screening of application materials will begin on August 3, 2021, and continue until a suitable candidate has been identified.

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

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