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Postdoctoral Research Associate - Surgery

Employer
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (St. Jude)
Location
Memphis, Tennessee
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
22 Oct 2024

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Discipline
Health Science
Job Type
Postdoctoral
Employment - Hours
Full time
Duration
Permanent
Qualification
PhD
Sector
Hospital

Job Details

A Postdoctoral position is available in the lab of Dr. Jun Yang in the Department of Surgery at St Jude Children’s Research Hospital (https://www.stjude.org/directory/y/jun-yang2.html).

 

 

The Yang lab focuses on understanding how epigenetic regulators co-opt with oncogenic transcription factors to drive tumorigenesis, cancer progression and metastasis, and therapeutic resistance. His lab also actively involves drug discovery to target the epigenetic modifiers. We apply cutting-edge technologies, such as single-cell multi-omics, spatial transcriptomics, CUT&Tag, genome-wide CRISPR in vivo screening, bioinformatics, and chemical biology approaches in multiple cancer model systems including genetic mice, PDX, and organoids.


We are seeking a Postdoctoral Associate whose research will study the functions of histone demethylases in solid tumors. Candidates with training background in molecular biology, cell biology, cancer biology, and cancer immunology are welcome to apply.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in molecular biology, cell biology, cancer biology, and cancer immunology or a related field.
  • No experience required.

 

 

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has a diverse, global patient population and workforce, built on the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion. Our founder Danny Thomas envisioned a hospital that would treat children of the world—regardless of race, religion or a family’s ability to pay. Learn more about our history and commitment.

 

Today, we continue the mission to advance cures and means of prevention for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. As we accelerate this progress globally, we believe our legacy of diversity, equity and inclusion is foundational to success. With the commitment of leaders at all levels of the organization, we strive to ensure the St. Jude culture, leadership approaches and talent processes are equitable and culturally responsive. View our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Report to learn about the hospital’s roots in diversity, equity and inclusion, where we are today and our aspirations for an even better future.

 

St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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United States

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