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Postdoctoral Research Fellow/Research Associate in Cancer Biochemistry

Employer:  School of Pharmacy
Job Number:  4019799
Date Posted:  03/04/2017
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The laboratory of Dr. Sun Yang at Chapman University School of Pharmacy has a longstanding and intense interest in defining the molecular mechanism of melanomagenesis and disease progression. This interest is being pursued through the development and analyses of genetically engineered mice (transgenic, knockout and knock-in), high-throughput profiling, in vitro overexpression and knockdown as well as corroborative studies using human specimens. This work also involves screening for targeted small molecule modulators, and mechanistically characterizing their anti-tumor activity in vitro and in vivo models.

The candidate should have a PhD degree in biomedical sciences with less than 3 years of postdoctoral experience and a proven record of scientific productivity. Basic skills in molecular and cell biology are required. Duties and responsibilities of the successful candidate will include:
• strong abilities to work independently and with self-initiative;
• abilities to vigorously pursue scientific projects, both conceptually and experimentally, with pro-active thinking and action;
• collaboration with other research staff, supervision and training of lab members;
• writing and editing of manuscripts, research presentations at departmental seminars and scientific meetings.

Postdoctoral positions are immediately available in Dr. Yang's lab. Salary will follow NIH and university guidelines.

To apply, please send a brief statement of research interests, CV and contact information of three references to:
Sun Yang, PhD

Please use the subject line “Postdoc-SYang Lab 2017” in your application email.
Contact:  Sun Yang
Chapman University
School of Pharmacy
Irvine, CA 92618
United States
Phone: 714-516-5418

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