The Department of Cancer Biology within the College of Medicine at the University of Cincinnati is seeking a Post Doctoral Fellow for the following:
Job Summary: Individuals who have recently been awarded a PhD, MD, or MD/PhD and whose goals are to acquire additional training and experience in order to enter a career in Cancer Biology research in academia and/or a research center. The position is available under an Institutional T32 Training Program in Cancer Therapeutics sponsored by the National Cancer Institute and requires US citizenship or the applicant to possess a Green Card.
Job Duties: The postdoctoral candidate will choose to work under the mentorship of one of 20 preceptors. Possible areas of research include the role of receptor tyrosine kinases in hormonally related malignancies (Susan Waltz), role of autophagy in promoting development of kidney cancer (Maria Czyzyk-Krzeska), targeting oncogenic metabolism and signaling in cancer (David Plas, Agsuo Sasaki), immune surveillance and immunotherapy targets (Laura Conforti), Notch signaling (Rhett Kovall), TGF beta family signaling (Tom Thompson). The overall goal of the training program is to provide training to promising cancer researchers as they work to identify pathways that can serve as targets for cancer treatment. Trainees will participate in many career development activities in addition to performing research. Additional information or questions regarding the project can be obtained by email at email@example.com.
Application Process: Complete an Applicant Profile and upload your CV to your profile at jobs.uc.edu. Officially apply to #43161 and upload the names and contact information for three references, and a description of your research experience under the 'Additional Documents' section of the application.
Minimum Qualifications: PhD, MD, MD/PhD degree - must have degree by date of hire.
NOTE: Due to grant stipulations, you must be a US Citizen, Permanent Resident or an individual who is granted status as a "protected person" under 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
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Internal Number: 43161-en_US
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