Post Doc Fellowship Positions

Post Doc Fellowship Positions

Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen)

Phoenix, AZ, United States

Dr. Muhammed Murtaza is looking for a Post-Doctoral Fellow to lead an NIH-funded project to develop liquid biopsy approaches for monitoring treatment response and progression in patients with advanced metastatic melanoma. Job# IRC13627

Dr. Kendall Van Keuren-Jensen’s is seeking a candidate to work with her lab and collaborate with others in order to cross between transcriptomic, proteomic and IPS cell work to focus on extracellular vesicles, detectable in peripheral circulation, that can provide insights into cellular changes associated with neurodegenerative diseases. Job# IRC12808

Dr. Nicholas Schork, Director of Quantitative Medicine at TGen, seeks multiple creative, independent, and highly motivated researchers. He is looking to fill positions dealing with bioinformatics and systems biology and computational medicine.
Job# IRC 13068/13069

Dr. Hariprasad Vankayalapati, is seeking a candidate to be part of the Drug Discovery and Drug Development group. The applicant will be interested in the design, synthesis and biological evaluation of novel chemical entities for use in cancers research and treatment. Job# IRC13190

Dr. Winnie Liang is seeking a Post Doc research fellow to help lead a large-scale cell-specific transcriptomic characterization study in Alzheimer’s disease. The study uses lab protocol optimizations to generate scRNAseq date using the 10x Genomics platform as well as collection of cell populations. Job# IRC13309

About TGen
Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) is a Phoenix, Arizona-based non-profit organization dedicated to conducting groundbreaking research with life changing results. TGen is focused on helping patients with neurological disorders, cancer, and diabetes, through cutting edge translational research (the process of rapidly moving research towards patient benefit). TGen physicians and scientists work to unravel the genetic components of both common and rare complex diseases in adults and children. Working with collaborators in the scientific and medical communities literally worldwide, TGen makes a substantial contribution to help our patients through efficiency and effectiveness of the translational process. TGen is allied with City of Hope, a world-renowned independent research and cancer and diabetes treatment center. This precision medicine alliance enables both institutes to complement each other in research and patient care, with City of Hope providing a significant clinical setting to advance scientific discoveries made by TGen. For more information, visit:

What’s in it for me?

The Postdoctoral Fellowships at TGen are challenging development opportunities for early career scientists who are committed to pursuing careers as independently funded, clinical and translational investigators. Previous fellows have gone on to be leaders in both academia and industry.

Distinct Advantages for TGen Postdocs include:

Access to state-of-the-art technology, which includes:

• Collaborative Next-Generation Sequencing Center
• Bioinformatics & Knowledge Mining Laboratory
• High Performance Computing
• High Throughput Library Production Facility
• Center for Noninvasive Diagnostics
• Center for Proteomics
• Comprehensive Research Animal Support Facility
• Zebrafish Collaborative Center

Positions that are fully funded for at least two years.
Uniquely collaborative environment that fosters interdisciplinary “team science” with no departmental barriers.
Competitive salary and benefits, including match 401k.
Mentorship by nationally and internationally renowned scientists and physicians.
Annual travel budget.
Relocation stipend is available.
Translational research with multidisciplinary teams of basic scientists paired with clinicians, providing post-docs first-hand experience in the practice of precision medicine.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.