Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP)

Postdoctoral Associate (Tumor Initiation and Maintenance) Ronai Lab

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP)

La Jolla, CA, United States

SBP is a preeminent, independent biomedical research institute dedicated to understanding human biology and disease, and advancing scientific discoveries to profoundly impact human health. For over 40 years, our research has produced breakthroughs in cancer, neuroscience, immunology and children’s diseases, and is anchored by our NCI-designated cancer center and advanced drug discovery capabilities


A Postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Ze’ev Ronai at the Cancer Center. The laboratory studies the role of ubiquitin ligases in signaling networks that are deregulated in cancer ( Ongoing projects include studying the role of RNF5 and Siah1/2 ubiquitin ligases in tumor microenvironment and tumor immunity using conditional KO mouse models. Training is expected to include a range of biochemical, cell biology techniques coupled with large scale (single cell RNAseq, proteomics, CRISPR screens) experimental approaches.

TO APPLY: Interested candidates should apply online to the SBP career site by submitting one PDF document with a cover letter, CV, references and list of any publications or accomplishments.

Required Experience

  • Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. in biochemistry, immunology, cellular biology, mouse genetics or related fields is required

Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities

  • Self-motivated and committed to pursue academic careers
  • Embody the Institute’s core values of Commitment, Collaboration, Communication, Community and Compassion


Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute is an Equal Opportunity employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability – committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected status as designated by federal, state or local law. For additional information about your rights as an applicant, click HERE.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.