The Padmanabhan Lab in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Maryland Baltimore County is seeking a highly motivated, creative, and ambitious postdoctoral fellow to join the group. The postdoctoral fellow will work with a team of scientists on research projects aimed at understanding cancer cell intrinsic and extrinsic factors that promotes ovarian cancer metastasis and develop novel therapeutic strategies to target this deadly disease.
Qualifications: Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. or MD/Ph.D. in cancer biology, immunology, cell and molecular biology or related fields. Experience working with mice, flow cytometry, transcriptomics (including bioinformatic analysis), confocal microscopy, and histology/immunohistochemistry are desirable. Successful candidates will also have excellent communication skills and demonstrated record of publications.
Your application should consist of:
1. Cover letter with research interests and experience
UMBC, an honors university serving more than 14,000 undergraduates and 2,000 graduate students, is one of two public universities in Maryland to achieve the “doctoral/research university-extensive” Carnegie classification. Located just outside Baltimore and 45 minutes from Washington, DC, the campus is growing rapidly under dynamic leadership.
Our UMBC community redefines excellence in higher education through an inclusive culture that connects innovative teaching and learning, research across disciplines, and civic engagement. We will advance knowledge, economic prosperity, and social justice by welcoming and inspiring inquisitive minds from all backgrounds. The successful candidate will join a department with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence, and will be expected to contribute actively to these efforts (https://diversity.umbc.edu/).
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UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC emphasizes science, engineering, information technology, human services and public policy at the graduate level. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the State and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community. UMBC is dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility and lifelong learning.