Post-doctoral fellow in Cancer Biology and Metastasis
- Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
- Location: Baltimore, MD
- Job Number: 7116400
- Posting Date: Nov 18, 2022
- Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionA Postdoctoral Research Fellow position is available in the Gilkes Laboratory in the Department of Oncology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center in Baltimore, MD, USA.
We are seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow to study the role of hypoxia in the development of metastasis (www.gilkeslab.com). The laboratory utilizes 2D and 3D cell culture, a novel hypoxia fate-marking mouse model recently developed in the lab, high-resolution/high-content microscopy, biochemistry, molecular biology, and bioinformatics approaches to decipher the role of hypoxia in cancer spread to identify therapeutic strategies and potential prognostic markers. The successful candidate will be an active member of a dynamic, team-oriented, and expanding research group. The candidate will also participate in the development of novel animal models to investigate metastatic spread. He/she will receive multidisciplinary training and be an active participant in all lab projects. The Johns Hopkins Cancer center has a vibrant post-doctoral fellow community with many opportunities for mentorship and inclusion.
This specific position provides for a prestigious fellowship sponsored from the National Cancer Center which requires the applicant be within their first 3 years of Fellowship training. NON-US CITIZENS ARE ELIGIBLE
Ph.D. degree in cancer biology, cell biology, biochemistry, bioinformatics or a closely related field. Must have first author publication in a reputable journal from their terminal degree. Proven ability to work independently as well as within a team.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.
Applicants should submit a cover letter and a CV and or any queries to:
Daniele Gilkes, PhD