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Post Doc Fellow, Cancer Biology

Date: Jul 19, 2021

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Company: University of Cincinnati

Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors > http://bit.ly/UCEMPL


Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.


Essential Functions

The postdoctoral candidate will choose to work under the mentorship of one of over 20 preceptors. Possible areas of research include the role of receptor tyrosine kinases in driving hormonally related malignancies (Susan Waltz), role of autophagy in promoting development of cancer (Maria Czyzyk-Krzeska and Jun-Lin Guan), targeting oncogenic metabolism and signaling in cancer (David Plas, Atsuo Sasaki, Tom Cunningham), immune surveillance and immunotherapy targets (Laura Conforti and Susan Waltz), Notch signaling (Rhett Kovall), TGF beta family signaling (Tom Thompson) and integrating mass spectrometry-based technologies (e.g., proteomics, metabolomics) to understand biological systems (Ken Greis). 

Required Education

PhD, MD, MD/PhD degree - must have degree by date of hire.

Application Process

In addition to completing the on-line application form, upload a CV, the names and contact information for three references, and a description of your research experience under the 'Additional Documents' section of the application. Officially apply to #62882 at jobs.uc.edu.

Additional Information about the Appointment

Due to grant stipulations, you must be a US Citizen, Permanent Resident or an individual who is granted status as a "protected person" under 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3). 


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


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