Postdoc/Research Associate

The MetroHealth System
Cleveland, Ohio
Salary commensurate with experience.
Closing date
Jul 19, 2022

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Life Sciences, Biology, Immunology, Health Sciences, Toxicology, Cancer Research
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NIH-funded Postdoc/Research Associate positions are available at Division of Cancer Biology, Department of Research, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio

Postdoc/Research Associate positions are available to study the mechanism of lung cancer development and progression. The mechanistic studies focus on the role of long non-coding RNAs and RNA methylation (m6A) dysregulations using cell culture and genetically modified mouse models. Highly competitive salaries and benefits will be offered depending on candidates’ qualifications and experience. Excellent candidates with more than 5 years postdoc experience will be appointed as Research Associate. Candidates should have a Ph.D. degree with strong background in following one or more areas including cell/molecular biology, cancer biology, immunology, toxicology or chemistry. Experiences in studying cancer epigenetics, non-coding RNAs especially long non-coding RNAs, functional RNA modifications especially the m6A modification, cancer stem cells, and excellent skills in cloning and manipulating genes, culturing mammalian cells, handling mice, performing surgeries to produce tumors in mice and treating mice with commonly used drug/toxicant administration approaches would be advantageous. In addition, the qualified candidates are expected to be highly self-motivated with strong interests in learning new knowledge and techniques; have excellent communication and organizational skills and attention to details; be capable of conceptualizing, designing experiments and conducting studies independently as well as cooperatively with other lab members as a team; and have the capability to write manuscripts for quality publications.


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.

Interested applicants should submit a recent 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:

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