Postdoctoral Fellow in Cancer Biology

Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson

Philadelphia, PA

Job posting number: #7055423

Posted: January 20, 2019

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

We are recruiting goal-oriented, creative, and highly motivated postdocs to use high-resolution imaging, molecular and cellular biology, proteomics, 3D cell culture, and mouse models to study regulatory interactions of stress granules in the context of pancreatic cancer, stress response, inflammation, and obesity. Our scope ranges from fundamental molecular mechanisms and organelle biology to clinical applications. The position will be supported by an NIH R01 grant and foundation grants. For further information, please visit the Grabocka lab: Our recent work published in Cell, Cancer Cell, and Nature.


Candidates should have a recent PhD or MD/PhD degree in cancer biology, cell biology, biochemistry, or a closely related field, have proven ability to work independently as well as within a team, be able to multi-task, and communicate effectively. Prior experiences with imaging, flow cytometry, proteomics, and animal work are preferred.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter explaining their scientific interest, their previous experience, and a CV to Dr. Elda Grabocka at The last page of the CV should include the contact information (e-mail address and phone number) for three references.

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