Postdoctoral Fellow


Posting Details

Job Code/Title PD - Post Doctoral Position Number P00001 Working Title Postdoctoral Fellow Department Biochemistry 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 Commensurate Campus MCV Campus Position Type Post Doc Hours/Week Normal work days Normal work hours Job Category Laboratory 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? 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

Postdoctoral research positions are available to work on an NIH -funded project. The research involves studies on mechanism of gain of oncogenic function by mutant p53 (see “The oncogenicity of tumor-derived mutant p53 is enhanced by the recruitment of PLK3. Vaughan CA, Singh S, Subler MA, Windle JJ, Inoue K, Fry EA, Pillappa R, Grossman SR, Windle B, Andrew Yeudall W, Deb SP, Deb S. Nat Commun. 2021 12:20928-8 PMID : 33514736) as well as innovative targeting of GOF mutant p53 for therapeutic benefit. These positions provide excellent mentoring and training opportunities.

Required Qualifications

We seek talented applicants with a recent PhD in Cancer Biology/ Biochemistry /Molecular Biology or closely related fields. Experience with DNA cloning, IHC, IF, and viruses along with mouse breeding and mouse tumor studies is required.

Preferred Qualifications Job Open Date 06/03/2021 Remove from posting on or before Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants

Interested applicants should submit a Curriculum Vitae along with the names and contact information of three references to: Dr. Sumitra Deb, Professor, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Massey Cancer Center, Goodwin Research Laboratory, 401 College Street, Richmond, Virginia 23298, Fax 804-827-1427, Email sumitra.deb@vcuhealth.org; sumitradeb2009@gmail.com; http://deblabs.org/.

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