Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Cancer Research

University of South Carolina - Columbia (SC)

Columbia, SC, United States

The major research theme in Sahin lab at University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC is systems-level analysis of therapy resistance and metastasis, mainly in breast cancer. Combining animal models with high-throughput transcriptomics/proteomics approaches, bioinformatics/modeling tools and clinical sample analyses, our dynamic group focuses on identifying novel targets overcoming resistance to state-of-art clinically-applied or -tested drugs and preventing metastatic spread of breast cancer. Our projects are funded by the National Institutes of Health and the American Cancer Society. Please check the following page for more information on the projects and publications of our lab:

We have an open Postdoctoral Research Fellow position to study drug resistance and metastasis in breast cancer. Highly motivated individuals with a solid background and skills in cancer biology are encouraged to apply.

Successful candidates should have a Ph.D. degree. Candidates are expected to have experience in the following areas: in vivo cancer models, cell culture, molecular and cell biology techniques, protein biochemistry and microscopy. Prior experience with Next-Generation sequencing and bioinformatics is a plus.

The ideal candidate should be able to take a lead role in multiple projects and report to the PI. Furthermore, the fellow is expected to manage collaborations with other labs. Successful candidate should have at least one major author publication in an internationally renowned journal. Salary is commensurate with experience. Position is open and will be available immediately.

To apply, please send a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and the names of three individuals who may be contacted for references to:

Ozgur Sahin, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

University of South Carolina

Drug Discovery and Biomedical Sciences


Phone: 803-777-1891


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Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Cancer Research