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Postdoctoral Associate in Tumor Microenvironment Biology

Hillman Cancer Center, University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Based on experience
Closing date
Jul 5, 2023

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Life Sciences, Cancer Research
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Postdoc, Postdoc Fellowship
Organization Type

There is an opening for a Postdoctoral Associate in Dr. Wayne Stallaert’s research group ( at the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center and the University of Pittsburgh. Several projects are available using single-cell imaging approaches (multiplexed immunofluorescence, time-lapse imaging of fluorescent biosensors, etc.) to study how the tumor microenvironment influences cancer cell proliferation, metastasis, and dormancy.

We are looking for a talented candidate (Ph.D./MD) with a background in cancer/tumor biology and/or imaging and image analysis. Experimental/computational experience with single-cell approaches is highly desirable. 

Salary is commensurate with experience and based on current NIH guidelines. The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is ranked #5 in NIH funding, and Pittsburgh has been consistently voted as one of the top livable cities in the US. The UPMC Hillman Cancer Center is an NIH-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center with world-class researchers and exceptional resources.

If you are interested, please submit your CV, a one-page summary of your research interests, and three references. Applications will be reviewed and evaluated on an ongoing basis, following the receipt of all required materials.

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