Postdoctoral Position in Breast Cancer Research (5/7/18)
Health Research Inc. (HRI) Roswell Park Division
Molecular and Cellular Biology
Commensurate with NIH Pay Scale and accumulated relevant research experience
Description of Duties:
The laboratory of Dr. Erik Knudsen has an open postdoctoral position that is focused on the biology, genetics, and treatment of breast cancer. Projects are focused on using preclinical models of disease to develop new insights into disease progress/therapeutic resistance and elucidate novel targets therapeutic intervention. This work will employ an integrated analysis of functional studies, clinical specimens, and patient-derived models.
Ideal candidates will have experience with cancer research and have a track record of leading projects to publication. Postdoctoral fellows will be expected to direct independent projects in a multi-disciplinary setting, assist in mentoring junior lab members, and apply for independent fellowship funding. A long-term goal of the project is to bring the research to clinical application and fellows will have the opportunity to directly contribute to clinical trial development and interactions with the multi-disciplinary teams in pancreatic cancer.
1. PhD in a related discipline
2. Record of research accomplishment
3. Self motivated with a positive attitude
4. Strong interpersonal skills
Interested individuals should send a CV, statement of interest, and a list of three references to: