Postdoctoral Associate (Breast Cancer Research)

University of Miami Health System

Miami, FL, United States

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine’s Department of Cell Biology has an exciting opportunity for a Postdoctoral Associate. We are seeking a highly motivated and creative individual in cancer biology. The Postdoctoral Associate will join a team focused on understanding the role of inflammatory mechanisms that drive breast cancer progression and metastasis. Objectives will be to unders tand the molecular mechanisms underlying how the Receptor for Advanced Glycation End products (RAGE) drives increased breast cancer metastasis, and the pre-clinical testing and development of RAGE therapeutics. The funded postdoctoral research will be performed in a highly interdisciplinary and collaborative group between the Dr. Barry Hudson and Dr. Marc Lippman laboratories.

The minimum qualifications for this position are as follows: Ph.D. in Cancer Biology, Molecular Biology, or a closely related discipline. Experience with cell culture and microbiology techniques such as tumor cell functional assays, FACS, qPCR, Western Blot, immuno-precipitation, and cell signaling. Experience with in vivo mouse models of cancer. Prefer experience in efficacy-testing of small molecule compounds. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work successfully as part of a highly collaborative team is critical.When uploading your CV as part of your employm ent application, please ensure your CV includes a cover letter describing your research experience and interests as well as contact information for three references.


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Postdoctoral Associate (Breast Cancer Research)