Postdoctoral Fellow

Postdoctoral Fellow

Dartmouth College

Hanover, NH, United States

We are seeking a talented Postdoctoral Fellow to join our thriving research program in the Leach Lab at the Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Department of Molecular & Systems Biology within the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. Our work focuses on pancreatic cancer. Studies span the spectrum of basic, translational, and clinical research, focused at the interface between the lab and the clinic to maximize the impact of our work on human health. The successful candidate will receive outstanding training and devoted mentoring customized to her/his career goals and acquire research skills that will be invaluable in their future pursuit of academic, government, or industrial positions.

Potential research projects include: 1) understanding the initiation and progression of pancreatic cancer in humans and in genetically engineered mouse models; 2) understanding the mechanisms of immune-cell enrichment in the tumor microenvironment 3) Chromatin accessibility landscape of pancreatic cancer.

Applicants must have enthusiasm for research, a high level of self-motivation, outstanding organizational skills, and competence with molecular biology techniques and tissue culture. Experience with mouse models is a plus. Applicants should be willing to learn new techniques and skills, able to independently design and conduct experiments, and willing to think critically. Applicants must have excellent communication skills and a commitment to maintaining a positive and productive work environment.

Successful candidates must have one of the following: PhD in any of the biomedical sciences or other relevant discipline; MD or MD/PhD with research laboratory experience. Applicants should have 0-3 years of prior postdoctoral experience.

Application Instructions

Interested individuals should send their CV, a Statement of Research Experience and Interests (1 to 2 pages), and the names of 3 references to Dr. Surajit Dhara (

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Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

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