Post Doctoral Fellow

Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Sep 28, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Pharmacology, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Other Science & Technology
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

Posting Details

Job Code/Title PD - Post Doctoral Position Number P00001 Working Title Post Doctoral Fellow Department Massey Cancer Center 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 $52,704 Campus MCV Campus Position Type Post Doc Hours/Week Normal work days Normal work hours 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? No Is any portion of this position grant-funded? No Sensitive Position Yes- A pre-employment fingerprint background check will be required. Resource Critical Yes Description of the Job

We are looking for a highly motivated junior postdoc who recently completed their PhD and has experience in cellular and molecular biology in the area of lung cancer, K-Ras biology, Immuno-oncology, and pre-clinical drug evaluation.
The candidate is expected to utilize various techniques, including but not limited to, basic molecular biology in vitro techniques (IB, PCR, IHC, IF, flow cytometry, etc.), in-vivo tumor models, and bioinformatics.

Required Qualifications

-Previous research experience in the area of lung cancer
-Previous experience in mouse lung cancer models
-Minimum of 1-2 first author papers in international peer-reviewed journals
-English proficiency for communication purposes and manuscript preparation
-Candidate must have a PhD in molecular biology or equivalent degree in related fields

Preferred Qualifications Job Open Date 03/09/2021 Remove from posting on or before Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicant materials must be submitted via the VCU jobs portal at

Additional Information

Health and dental benefits provided for postdoctoral positions can be viewed at

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  3. Reference Letter - 2
  4. Reference Letter - 3

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