Department of Cancer Biology
UNIVERSITY of CINCINNATI College of Medicine
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UC is one of the largest employers in the Cincinnati region, employing over 15,000 full time and part time faculty, staff and student workers. The College of Medicine, Department of Cancer Biology, is looking for a Postdoctoral Fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Chenran Wang. This position will support the University's mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all our activities.
Job Description: Postdoctoral positions are available to pursue basic and translational cancer research. Our laboratory focuses on the role and mechanisms of autophagy, mTORC1 and FAK signaling pathways in cancer development and progression, stem cell biology, as well as other biological and disease processes. We use a variety of genetically engineered mouse models combined with molecular, cellular and functional genomic approaches to gain mechanistic insights of critical molecules and their complex signaling networks in vivo. Please see the following for a selection of recent studies from our laboratory:
*J Cell Biol. 216: 2581-2596, 2017 (*****J Cell Biol. 212: 545-560, 2016 (*****Cancer Cell 28: 758-772, 2015 (*****Genes Dev. 28: 1204-1216, 2014 (*****Cancer Res. 73: 5591-5602, 2013 (*****Nature Neurosci. 16: 532-542, 2013 (****
The Department of Cancer Biology in **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***., College of Medicine provides a dynamic, interactive and supportive environment. We are a well-established laboratory with extensive experiences and contributions in cancer research as well as strong training record for postdocs over the last 25 years at Cornell University, University of Michigan, and University of Cincinnati. Please visit ****for more information on our laboratory and the outstanding research training environments for postdoctoral fellows and associates.
Qualifications: A Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. graduates. Candidates with a strong background in cell and molecular biology, cancer research, and/or vascular biology are encouraged to apply. Experience in signal transduction, autophagy, stem cells, and mouse models of cancer or other diseases will be a plus.
This position will be a professional position paid at an hourly rate.
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As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
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