A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.In addition to applying for this positiononline,interestedapplicants should also send a cover letterwith their CV to Dr.SamiMalekatsmalek@umich.edu.
A postdoctoralpositionisavailablein the laboratory of Dr. Sami Malek in the Division of Hematology- Oncology/Internal Medicineat the University of Michigan.Activeresearchareasin the laboratoryincludestudiesinto the i) genomicpathogenesisofCLL, AML and Follicular Lymphoma, ii) the function of mutated genes in lymphoma, iii) optimization of small molecule-based targeted therapies, iv) biology and clinical implications of AML MRD and v) clonal heterogeneity and evolution and genomic instability in AML. This position is to conduct innovative research in AML as it relates to a mechanistic understanding of leukemia relapse, gene drivers, drug resistance and strategies to overcome it. Various state-of-the-art technologies are applied to the problem.
ApplicantsholdingPhDorMDdegreeswithevidenceofpriorproductivityandadvancedMolecularBiologySkills and ideally some bioinformatics skills andaninterestindevelopingthemselvesintoindependentfuture faculty areparticularlyencouragedtoapply.
40 hours/week, full-time. Hours negotiable.
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