The Wistar Institute

Post-Doctoral Fellow

The Wistar Institute

Philadelphia, PA, United States

The Wistar Institute has an opening for an ambitious and productive Post-Doctoral Fellow to join the laboratory of Dr. Rugang Zhang. The Zhang lab explores novel therapeutic approaches to epithelial ovarian cancer and investigates the role of cellular senescence in cancer using cutting-edge technologies.


This individual will work in a dynamic scientific environment with ample opportunities for interactions with leading investigators in ovarian cancer, epigenetics or cellular senescence through programmatic funding mechanisms.


Applicants must have a strong background in one or more of the following disciplines: biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology, genome-wide approaches to cancer, animal models of human cancers or aging, or bioinformatics.


Candidates should have a PhD (or equivalent) degree or should be close to obtaining their doctoral degree. Candidates committed to an academic career are preferred. In addition to the online application, please submit a curriculum vitae and contact details of three references to Dr. Rugang Zhang, rzhang@wistar.org.


Website: https://wistar.org/our-scientists/rugang-zhang


The Wistar Institute is located in the University City area of Philadelphia, in the heart of the University of Pennsylvania Campus. Wistar provides resources to its faculty and staff that enable them to conduct cutting edge collaborative research and provides for outstanding intellectual environments and state-of-the-art facilities. Research discoveries conducted at Wistar have led to the development of vaccines; the identification of genes associated with cancers; and the development of many other significant research technologies and tools.


For more information about The Wistar Institute visit our website at www.wistar.org.

It is the policy of The Wistar Institute to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or on the basis of genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law, with respect to all terms and conditions of employment.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

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