Thomas Jefferson University (TJU)

Post Doctoral Fellow

Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health

Philadelphia, PA, United States

The Rodriguez-Bravo Lab at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (SKCC) at Thomas Jefferson University (Philadelphia, USA) is seeking Postdoctoral candidates with passion for biomedical research in the frontier of cancer biology to investigate cell and molecular mechanisms promoting aggressiveness of advanced castration resistant prostate cancer (CRPC).


The selected candidate will join a dynamic NCI-funded research lab focused on the study of nuclear pores biology and chromosomal instability in lethal prostate cancer (CRPC). Our group applies a multidisciplinary approaches to answer complex mechanistic questions combining genetics (gene targeting), transcriptomic, epigenetic and high resolution single cell live imaging to decipher genome function regulations including transcriptional control and genome stability, and how these mechanisms are altered during prostate cancer progression. Some of our recent work on nuclear pores roles in genome stability and in prostate cancer aggressiveness are listed below:

Cell. 2018 Aug 23;174(5) doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2018.07.015

Cell.2014 Feb 27;156(5) doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2014.01.010

More information can be found in our website: https://www.rodriguez-bravolab.com/

and at the SKCC at Jefferson site: https://sidneykimmelcancercenter.jeffersonhealth.org/research.html.

Ideal candidates should be creative, enthusiastic and highly motivated scientists, team players and capable of working independently. Applicants should have a PhD in cancer biology or related discipline and a strong background in cell, molecular and cancer biology. Experience in computational biology is a plus. Excellent oral and written skills in English are also required.

To apply, submit your online application to www.jefferson.edu/hr and reference job ID# 9235330. Also, please submit a single PDF containing CV, publication record, a statement of research interests and contact information for three references to: Veronica.Rodriguez-Bravo@jefferson.edu




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