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Lab-Liang- Post-Doctoral Fellow

Wistar Institute
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (US)
Competitive salary and excellent benefits package.
Closing date
Mar 26, 2023

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The Wistar Institute has an opening for an ambitious and productive Post-Doctoral Fellow to join the laboratory of Dr. Chengyu Liang to investigate the signaling pathway and the molecular mechanisms underlying melanoma persistence, metastasis, and/or therapeutic resistance.  

Research in Liang Lab is centered on understanding the basic principle of cellular processes to answer key questions in cancer development as well as viral infectious disease. Our lab is multi-disciplinary, highly interactive team, and postdocs are expected to conduct independent and challenging research under the PI’s close supervision and work in a highly collaborative manner.  

PhD, or equivalent degree, is required. Recent PhD graduates from related fields and with record of publications are encouraged to apply. A strong laboratory experience with penetrating knowledge of molecular/cellular biology, biochemistry, and immunology, proficiency in mice experiments, and demonstrated ability to work independently with self-initiative, pro-active thinking are required. Direct experience with bioinformatics skills would be helpful. The candidate should have highest scientific integrity and strong commitment to research excellence and achieving assigned objectives.  

In addition to the online application, please submit a curriculum vitae and contact details of three references to Dr. Chengyu Liang,  

The Wistar Institute is located in the University City area of Philadelphia, in the heart of the University of Pennsylvania Campus. Wistar provides resources for cutting edge collaborative research and provides for outstanding intellectual environments and state-of-the-art facilities. The Wistar Institute is a world leader in early-stage discovery science in the areas of cancer, immunology, and infectious disease. The Institute is committed to accelerating research advances from bench to bedside through brilliant science and distinctive approaches to collaboration among scientific investigators and academic and industry partners. Wistar’s single-minded focus is on making discoveries that will change the future of human health. 

We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits package.  

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