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Postdoctoral Fellow

Employer
Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
Location
Baltimore, Maryland (US)
Salary
In accordance with NIH recommendation
Closing date
May 26, 2024

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

Job Details

Postdoctoral Position in Lung Cancer

A postdoctoral position is immediately available in the Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center at University of Maryland School of Medicine. The candidate will study lung cancer biology and how genotype/phenotype plays a role in therapeutic response to existing chemotherapies as well as novel compounds in development. Our lab focuses on investigating the cellular and molecular mechanisms of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and small cell lung cancer (SCLC) proliferation and development of drug resistance. Specifically, we are interested in overcoming NSCLC resistance to EGFR inhibitors by understanding the molecular basis of resistance. In addition, we seek to evaluate differential drug sensitivities of various subtypes of SCLC. We utilize and develop both murine and human models of lung cancer to test our strategies. Our long-term goal is to develop novel therapeutic strategies that are effective in lung cancer patients. The postdoctoral fellow will have the opportunity to work in a diverse, inclusive and well-mentored environment at this NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center. 

Requirements:  Highly motivated PhD or MD/PhD self-starters who graduated within five years are encouraged to apply.  A solid background and working experience in the following areas are highly desired:

1. Manuscript writing

2. Mouse models of cancer

3. Molecular and cell biology

4. Immunology

Preferred candidates should be fluent in English.  Please e-mail an application including a cover letter describing current research, future interests, expected start date, and CV, selected publications, names and contact information of three references to:

John Schmitz, PhD

Email: JSchmitz@som.umaryland.edu

Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center

University of Maryland School of Medicine

 

UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. For assistance related to employment, please contact the Staffing department at HRJobs@umaryland.edu. 

 

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