Postdoctoral Fellow Position

Postdoctoral Fellow Position

University of California, San Francisco

San Francisco, CA, United States

Postdoctoral Fellow Position at the University of California, San Francisco For Basic and Translational Cancer Research

Two postdoctoral positions are available in the laboratory of Trever Bivona M.D. Ph.D. ( in the Department of Medicine, Division of Oncology/Hematology, UCSF. The laboratory is a vibrant community of interdisciplinary researchers within the exceptional research and clinical environment of UCSF. The positions are offered to study the role and targeting of RAS signaling in cancer growth and the mechanisms underlying tumor cell persistence and drug resistance to molecular treatments. Innovative preclinical models and clinical specimen cohorts are readily available, as well as access to cutting edge methodologies and collaborations. The interested candidates can review representative recent publications from our group: Bivona et al. Nature 2011; Zhang et al. Nature Genetics 2012; Hrustanovic et al. Nature Medicine 2015; Lin et al. Nature Genetics 2015; Okimoto et al. Nature Genetics 2017; Blakely et al. Nature Genetics 2017; Rotow and Bivona Nature Reviews Cancer 2017; Nichols et al. Nature Cell Biology 2018. Neel et al. Cancer Research 2019.

The ideal candidates for both positions should have a Ph.D., M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degrees with strong experience in signal transduction and molecular biology evident by peer-reviewed publications in visible journals. Candidates should be self-motivated, thoughtful, collegial, and display outside of the box thinking skills. Interested candidates should forward their research interests, curriculum vitae along with the name and contact information of three referees to Dr. Trever Bivona; e-mail:


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Postdoctoral Fellow Position