Postdoctoral Fellow (Huang Lab)

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Job Code/Title PD - Post Doctoral Position Number P00001 Working Title Postdoctoral Fellow (Huang Lab) Department Human & Molecular Genetics Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Recruitment Pool All Applicants Anticipated Hiring Range starting at $52,704.00 Campus MCV Campus Position Type Post Doc Hours/Week 40 Normal work days M-F Normal work hours 8a-5p Job Category Research Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? Yes Is any portion of this position grant-funded? Yes - Continuation of this position depends on funding of the grant. Sensitive Position Yes- A pre-employment fingerprint background check will be required. Resource Critical No Description of the Job

Two postdoctoral positions will be available effective August 25, 2020 in the laboratory of Dr. Suyun Huang in the Department of Human and Molecular Genetics and the VCU Institute of Molecular Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine. The ongoing studies in the laboratory focus on identification and functional validation of molecular determinants of glioblastoma and brain metastasis (from breast cancer). The research is fully funded by National Institutes of Health grants. Please refer to our recent publications for more information (Cancer Cell 2017, Nature Cell Biology 2016, Nature Communications 2016, The Journal of Clinical Investigation 2014, EMBO J. 2016, & Cancer Cell 2011).

Required Qualifications

Dr. Huang’s laboratory is seeking highly qualified, dedicated individuals with a commitment to research excellence. Candidates must have Ph.D. or M.D. degrees and with a solid publication record, including first-authored publication(s) in respected journal. The candidate must also have strong organizational, written, and verbal communication skills in English.

Preferred Qualifications

Candidates are preferred with a Ph.D. degree in biochemistry, molecular biology and molecular genetics and with experience in the areas of protein modification, transcriptional control, protein-protein interaction, epigenetics and animal modeling.

Job Open Date 07/20/2020 Remove from posting on or before Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidates interested in the position should complete the online application including a cover letter with a brief summary of research experience and interests, an updated CV, and contact information for three references. In addition, you may send all your information to Dr. Suyun Huang (

Additional Information

Health and Dental Insurance will be provided for the successful candidates.

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Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  3. Reference Letter - 1
  4. Reference Letter - 2
  5. Reference Letter - 3
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Other Document

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