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Postdoctoral Fellow

Virginia Commonwealth University, Dept of Pharmacology / Toxicology
Richmond, Virginia
Salary starts at $53,760.
Closing date
May 31, 2024

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Life Sciences, Molecular Biology, Cancer Research
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
PhD Fellowship
Organization Type

We are searching for self-driven and motivated young scientists for postdoctoral fellow positions in cancer research. The main effort of the laboratory is to discover and develop novel therapeutics to overcome drug resistance in cancer, primarily cancers overexpressing EGFR and/or HER2, or harboring mutated p53. For additional research information, please see Nature Communications, 8, 2052, 2017; Science Translational Medicine, 11, eaav1620, 2019; Communications Biology 4, 1373, 2021; Journal of Experimental and Clinical Cancer Research 41, 184, 2022; and Drug Resistance Updates 74, 101078, 2024.


The applicant should be proficient in laboratory skills in cancer biology and molecular biology. Fundamental knowledge about signal transduction pathways and cancer pharmacology is beneficial. Experience working with mouse tumor models is preferred.


The successful candidate will be proficient in writing scientific publications and verbal presentation of research data. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Pharmacology, Cell Biology, or related discipline. The salary provided will be according to the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) recommendations. Interested candidates please apply online using the link below. Please submit a cover letter together with a comprehensive curriculum vitae and contact information of three references.



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