Postdoc/Research Associate

Cleveland, Ohio (US)
Salary commensurate with experience.
October 13 2021
Position Type
Full Time
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Postdoc/Research Associate position available at Division of Cancer Biology, Dept. of Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine

Department:    Division of Cancer Biology, Department of Medicine,

MetroHealth Medical Center,

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Supervisor Name and Title: Chengfeng Yang, Ph.D., Professor



· A self-motivated PhD scientist with experience in cell biology, cancer biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, immunology, or toxicology.

· Conceptualize and design experiments and conduct studies independently as well as cooperatively with other lab members as a team

·  Assemble data, make high-quality figures, write manuscripts for publication and present data at scientific meetings.

· Assist in developing standard lab procedures, exploring new research techniques and participate in lab management.

· Other duties as assigned.


Excellent skills in culturing primary and transformed cell lines, gene cloning, qPCR, cell culture, transfection, immunoblotting, IHC and immunofluorescence staining, handling mice, performing surgeries to produce tumors in mice and treating mice with commonly-used drug/toxicant administration approaches. Working experience with long non-coding RNAs and RNA modifications are advantages.


May supervise research assistants, technicians and participate in the supervision of research technique for graduate students and clinical fellows.


Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. (in cell Biology, molecular biology, cancer biology, biochemistry, immunology, toxicology or related subjects)


Interested applicants should submit a complete CV, a cover letter of interest describing your research training/experience and future career goal and provide names/contact information of three individuals that can provide academic references upon request to: Dr. Chengfeng Yang


In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity.  Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities.  Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at 216-368-8877 to request a reasonable accommodation.  Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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