Postdoctoral Fellow/Associate in Cancer Research
- Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
- Location: Buffalo, NY
- Job Number: 7080024
- Posting Date: Jun 18, 2021
- Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionA Postdoctoral Fellow/Associate position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Lori (Chia-Hsin) Chan in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. The appointment will start in July 2021 or later. We are seeking for self-motivated, collaborative individuals to join our group. The primary research will focus on studying the molecular basis that underlines tumor metabolism, metastasis, and immune responses. The candidate will have opportunities to participate the development of new therapeutic interventions used for cancer treatment. We will provide the new member the multidisciplinary training in molecular biology, cellular biology and various mouse model systems including xenograft, syngeneic and transgenic mice. Our previous and current postdoctoral fellows and pre-doc students have had published in high impact journals and/or have been recognized by various national accolades including fellowship awards and/or travel awards. We sincerely welcome young individuals who are enthusiastic in translating creative research ideas from bench to animals and ultimately to bedside.
For details of our research, refer to our lab webpage: https://lori021679.wixsite.com/chiahisnchanlab
Required qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):
PhD degree in biology, biochemistry, or related field.
At least one first-author publication in peer-reviewed journals.
Familiar with biochemical analysis, molecular and cell biological techniques, and working experience in cell culture techniques
Hands on experience in flow cytometry in academic laboratory setting or working experience with mouse for breeding, genotyping and colony management is a plus but not absolutely required.
Interested applicants are invited to submit 1) curriculum vitae and 2) contact information for three references to: ChiaHsin.Chan@roswellpark.org
Brief description of duties:
The incumbent will direct assist the PI in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center for conducting experiments for sponsored research funded by NIH and Foundation Grants. A high degree of integrity, organization and communication skills are required. The incumbent needs to be able to conduct research projects and design experiments independently. Supervision and on-the-job training will be provided in specific methods and techniques. The incumbent will train new personnel when necessary. The incumbent will need to participate in manuscript writing for publication; may assist in grant writing. Salary is commensurate with relevant research experience and NIH pay scale.
About Rowell Park:
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, America’s first cancer center founded in 1898, is the only upstate New York facility to hold the National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center designation. Roswell Park is also ranked #14 among the nation's top cancer hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Leading the way in cancer research, treatment and education for more than a century, today Roswell Park is setting the course for a second century of extraordinary advances in cancer research and treatment. Equipped with the best facilities, the sharpest and most creative minds, and the single objective of curing cancer, we stand on the threshold of historic discovery.
Roswell Park is located in the heart of a thriving medical corridor in Buffalo, NY, a city that has undergone major transformation, building on its waterfront on the shores of Lake Erie, historic architecture, affordable, charming, tree-lined neighborhoods, and proximity to Canada and the Toronto metropolitan area. Additional features include a world-renowned symphony orchestra, superlative art gallery, and dozens of universities and colleges, with national and international connections facilitated through the Buffalo Niagara International Airport.