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Postdoctoral Research Associate in Circadian Clock, Cancer, and Aging

Washington State University - Department of Translational Medicine and Physiology
Spokane, Washington State
In alignment with NIH Guidelines;
Closing date
Feb 14, 2023

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Life Sciences, Molecular Biology
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Qualified postdoctoral candidates are invited to join our laboratory, at the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, Department of Translational Medicine and Physiology, Washington State University.

Research focus in our lab is understanding biological mechanisms of circadian physiology and behaviors; molecular and cellular impact of circadian disruptions on tumor heterogeneity, tumor microenvironment, and metastatic progression; and translational applications of circadian physiology for the treatment of cancer and aging-related pathologies using nutritional, metabolic, pharmacological interventions. Our disease emphasis is cancer and related neurodegenerative diseases and our model systems are cellular and animal.

Candidates with a doctoral degree (Ph.D., M.D or equivalent) and strong background in molecular & cellular biology, pharmacology, biochemistry immunology, oncology, neuroscience, or medicine are encouraged to apply. Experience in the field of molecular and cellular biology, cancer, aging, bioinformatics, or epigenetics is preferred. Experience and/or interest in circadian clock and sleep research is highly desirable. 

Washington State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Educator and Employer which provides a stimulating and collaborative environment for biomedical research. Our lab works closely with members of the WSU Sleep Performance and Research Center. Spokane and the surrounding area offer great living and outdoor opportunities.

Include a cover letter (with statement of prior experience and research interests), CV (with publication listing), and contact information for 3 references.



PhD, MD, or equivalent






Full Time


Fixed Term

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