Postdoctoral Fellow in Cancer Research

Postdoctoral Fellow in Cancer Research

North Carolina Central University

Charlotte, NC, United States

A postdoctoral position in cancer biology is available immediately in the Julius L. Chambers Biomedical/Biotechnology Research Institute at North Carolina Central University. We are located on the North Carolina Research Campus in Charlotte area. This campus has state-of-the-art core facilities in the areas of genomics, metabolomics, proteomics and microscopy (http://www.ncresearchcampus.net).

We are seeking a self-motivated postdoctoral scientist to study cancer stem cells, signal transduction, genomic instability, epigenetic regulation and apoptosis in breast cancer etiology, prevention and experimental therapeutics. Our research focuses on hormone and tyrosine kinase mediated signaling, gene expression and hierarchical structure of mammary epithelial cells, in response to various preventive or etiological factors targeting hormone-growth factor crosstalk. Candidates with strong background in cancer biology and expertise in signal transduction, apoptosis, cell cycle, epigenetic regulation and bioinformatics tools are encouraged to apply. Excellent writing skill is a plus. Salary commensurate with experience and NIH standards.

Interested candidates with a Ph.D. degree in biomedical sciences and appropriate background should submit curriculum vitae, a cover letter with research background, and contact information for three references to: Dr. Xiaohe Yang (Cancer Biology Lab) via email: xyang@nccu.edu

North Carolina Central University, at North Carolina Research Campus, 500 Laureate Way, Kannapolis NC 28081, is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs.

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Postdoctoral Fellow in Cancer Research