Postdoctoral Associate - Cancer Research (64134)

Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Sep 03, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

A postdoctoral research position is immediately available in the laboratory of Dr. Lizi Wu at the UF health Cancer Center, Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of Florida College of Medicine. The overall goals of our research are to elucidate the molecular mechanisms of cancer pathogenesis and to identify novel cancer diagnostic and therapeutic targets ( ).

The postdoctoral fellow will study the functions and mechanisms of cancer genes using molecular, biochemical, and cellular approaches and mouse tumor models. Responsibilities include conducting research activities under the guidance of Dr. Wu, and reporting research findings by publication and presentation at scientific meetings.

Qualified candidates for this position should have a Ph.D. in molecular biology, biochemistry, or a related area at the time of employment. Technical skills in molecular, biochemical and cellular biology as well as extensive experience with cell culture are required.

Prior experience with protein expression and purification or mouse tumor models would be a plus.

All applicants MUST apply online at .

In order to be considered, you must upload cover letter and resume/CV. If selected as one of the final candidates three letters of references,

The final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.


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