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Cancer Biology Postdoctoral Fellow

Employer
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute
Location
Tampa, Florida
Salary
Above NIH scale plus benefits (Moffitt covers premium for team member)
Closing date
18 Feb 2024

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Discipline
Biomedicine
Job Type
Postdoctoral
Employment - Hours
Full time
Duration
Fixed term
Qualification
PhD
Sector
Hospital

At Moffitt Cancer Center, we come face-to-face with cancer every day, but we also see courage. And it inspires us to be the safest and best place for cancer care – to bring greater hope to every patient we serve. It’s why we’ve been continually named One of the Top Places to Work in the Tampa Bay Area. As the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center based in Florida, Moffitt employs some of the best and brightest minds from around the world. Moffitt is the leading cancer hospital in both Florida and the Southeast and has been nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report since 1999. Because working at Moffitt is both a career and a mission: to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Join a dedicated, diverse and inclusive team of over 7,000 to be a part of the Courageous future we envision.

Summary

Cancer Biology Postdoctoral Fellow

Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute is proud to be Florida’s only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center located in Tampa. We strive to be the leader in understanding the complexity of cancer through team science and applying those insights for human benefits. Every Team Member of Moffitt focuses on our lasting commitment to our mission: To contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. 

The Jiang Lab (https://lab.moffitt.org/jiang/ ) in the Department of Molecular Oncology is now recruiting postdoctoral fellows. Research in our lab sits at the interface of redox biology, metabolism and signaling, and focuses on understanding the role of antioxidant systems in cancer therapy resistance. We combine frontier molecular, genomic, proteomic, and metabolic approaches to address these questions.

 

Position Highlights:

  • Our research is interdisciplinary, and we look for members from diverse backgrounds.
  • We are committed to providing an exciting research environment (well-equipped in-house core facilities and intense collaborations among labs) that allow you to reach your maximum scientific potential.
  • Moffitt integrates excellent patient care with cutting-edge clinical and basic research. Having a cancer hospital on-site provides unique opportunities for translational research.
  • Outstanding mentorship from expert faculty with wide-ranging funded research programs including T32 Training Grants.
  • You will be encouraged and supported to apply for training grants.

 

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Interested and motivated in addressing fundamental questions in cancer biology, cancer metabolism, and redox biology.
  • Experience with proteomics or drug screening is highly desirable.
  • A background in biochemistry and molecular biology with an emphasis on signal transduction, redox biology, or metabolism is desirable.
  • Can work well as part of a team.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Leading and driving research projects.
  • Communicating with PI on research progress.
  • Collaborating with our team members, including technicians, students, and other postdoc fellows.
  • Present and report research findings in meetings, conferences and journal publications.

 

Credentials and Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in molecular biology, cancer biology or related field is required. 
  • Strong work ethic, motivation to lead and drive projects independently.

 

Moffitt Postdocs are provided with Medical (Moffitt covers premium for team member) effective upon start date and eligible for Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off, Retirement, Parental Leave and more. You may be eligible for relocation assistance per policy. Reasons to relocate, aside from the sunshine, beaches and year-round outdoor recreation associated with the Gulf Coast of Florida, Tampa is a thriving metropolitan city, which has become a hub for ground-breaking research, welcoming individuals from around the globe. This diverse city is engulfed with rich culture, year-round activities for all, beautiful beaches, amazing cuisine and so much more. We strive for work/life balance.

If you have the vision, passion, and dedication to contribute to our mission,

then we have a place for you.

 

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should send a single PDF file that includes a cover letter summarizing their research training and accomplishments, a personal statement of scientific interests and goals, current CV with recent publications, and contact information for three references to Dr. Chang Jiang (Chang.jiang@moffitt.org).

 

Application Deadline:

Open Until Filled

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