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Postdoctoral Research Associate

University of Oklahoma - Department of Oncology Science
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Salary to be commensurate with experience.
Closing date
Oct 19, 2022

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Life Sciences, Cancer Research
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Postdoctoral Research Associate position at University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

The Kamiya Mehla lab at the newly established Department of Oncology Science and the NCI-designated OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center is recruiting an enthusiastic and motivated postdoctoral researcher to join on an NIH/NCI-funded study on cancer immunotherapy and immunometabolism. The postdoctoral researcher will be working in a multidisciplinary research group to study novel aspects of immunometabolism, tumor-immune cell interactions at the primary tumor and systemic sites in pancreatic cancer. Our state-of-the art research program utilizes molecular biology and immunology techniques along with multi-omics approaches, including sc-RNA-seq, bulk RNAseq, epigenomics, metabolomics, proteomics, CRISPR screens and genetically engineered mouse models and organoid models of pancreatic cancer.

The ideal candidate should possess a Ph.D or M.D./Ph.D in the field of Immunology/ Molecular Biology/ Cancer Biology/ Biochemistry or a related field with expertise in cell-based assays, and/or animal studies. For more detail, please refers to our recent articles (Oncogene. 2022, Trends Immunol. 2022, Gastroenterology 2021, JEM 2020). The Mehla lab is a friendly, welcoming, and inclusive place with great excitement for cancer research. Our future research objectives include, but are not limited to, cell-based therapeutics.

Interested candidates should submit their CV directly to Dr. Mehla at

The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center seeks to recruit and retain a diverse community of health professionals and scholars.  We seek a community with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, and we provide equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, political beliefs, national origin, age (40 or older), sex (see: Sexual Misconduct, Discrimination policy) sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, disability, or veteran status.

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