Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Cancer Genetics and Functional Genomics
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Location: New York, New York
Academic / Research
Internal Number: 73898
$55,439 - 100,940
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We seek a postdoctoral fellow in cancer genetics and functional genomics to join an expanding, NIH-funded research group focused on understanding the molecular underpinnings of inherited cancer susceptibility. The fellow will lead laboratory-based studies to identify and characterize functional variants and risk genes at recently identified susceptibility loci for esophageal adenocarcinoma and its precursor lesion Barrett's esophagus, with opportunities to expand into additional cancer sites. As an active member of an interdisciplinary team, the fellow will build relationships with a range of scientific colleagues, publish peer reviewed work, present at national conferences, and gain experience in grant writing.
Qualifications and attributes of the ideal candidate include:
A doctoral degree in genetics, molecular/cellular biology, biochemistry, or related biomedical discipline.
Peer-reviewed publications in molecular genetics, gene regulation, or related fields.
Strong interest in understanding the biological/mechanistic basis of inherited cancer susceptibility.
Established skills in standard laboratory techniques, e.g., cell culture, molecular cloning,
Interested applicants should include C.V., contact information for three references, and brief letter of interest addressed to Dr. Matthew F. Buas. For any other inquiries, please contact email@example.com.
Salary: $55,439 - 100,940
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