University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS)

Post-Doctoral Fellow

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS)

Little Rock, AR, United States

Research Focus:
Post-doctoral Fellow are available in Department of Radiation Oncology, at the Rockefeller Cancer Center–University Arkansas Medical Science for highly motivated, creative researcher, with strong work ethic and critical-thinking abilities. The Laboratory is investigating the roles of DNA damage response in carcinogenesis, tumor resistance, and functional interaction with tumor immune response.

Summary of Duties:
Investigating novel mechanisms of DNA damage response signaling, metabolism, and cell death in tumor and tumor microenvironment under the guidance of scientific mentor; performs research techniques including but not limited to cellular and molecular biological cycle analysis, and animal modeling of cancer; attends and presents at national and international meetings and workshops; with Principal Investigator, may mentor or train graduate students, medical students, or undergraduate students.

Education/Experience (MD or PhD degree required):
Doctoral degree in molecular and cellular biology, biochemistry, genetics, or an applicable field required; experiences with genetic animal models, bioinformatics analysis are plus.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Science offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits, participation in workshops and conferences, high quality Shared Resources, and many opportunities for continued professional development.

To be considered for these positions please send an updated CV, a brief statement of research interests and expertise, and contact information of at least two references to:

Fen Xia, Professor and Chair
Department of Radiation Oncology
University Arkansas for Medical Science
email: fxia@uams.edu

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Post-Doctoral Fellow