Date Posted: Jan 31, 2018
Application Deadline: Apr 15, 2018
A postdoctoral position is available immediately in the Brain Tumor Research Group (Viapiano Laboratory) at the State University of New York, Upstate Medical University located in Syracuse, NY.
Our laboratory studies the microenvironment of malignant brain tumors (gliomas). Research projects are focused on innate immunity in the brain, cancer immunotherapies, and interaction between glioma and neuroglia cells. Additional pre-clinical projects are focused on developing biological agents to target the extracellular matrix of adult and pediatric gliomas.
We are looking for highly motivated scientists with a background in cancer biology, immunology, or neuroscience. Applicants must have excellent communication skills and prior experience with conventional methods in cellular and molecular biology. Candidates with experience in culture of immune cells, confocal microscopy, rodent surgery, and/or regulation of gene and protein expression are preferred. Recent PhD graduates and junior postdoctoral scientists are encouraged to apply.
Interested individuals should submit a single PDF containing: a) Curriculum vitae with list of abstracts or publications; b) Description of prior or current research (no more than 2 pages); c) Contact information of 3 references. Please submit documentation and any inquiries to our contact email (Dr. Mariano Viapiano: email@example.com). For further information see:
Lab webpage: http://www.upstate.edu/faculty/viapianm
SUNY Upstate Medical University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, including Veterans and Disabled, committed to inclusive excellence through diversity. We are committed to recruiting and supporting a rich community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. We actively seek applications from women and members of underrepresented groups to contribute to the diversity of our university community in support of our teaching, research and clinical missions.