We seek motivated postdoctoral fellows interested in pursuing research areas of functional genomics of liver cancer at the Laboratory of Human Carcinogenesis, National Cancer Institute. Representative areas of research include defining tumor heterogeneity and molecular subtypes (Zheng et al, Hepatology 68: 127-40, 2018; Chaisaingmongkol et al, Cancer Cell 32: 57-70, 2017; Ji et al, N Engl J Med 361: 1437-47, 2009; Yamashita et al, Gastroenterology 136: 1012-24, 2009; Budhu et al, Cancer Cell 10: 99-111, 2006), and determining drivers (Dang et al, Cancer Cell 32: 101-14, 2017; Ye et al, Cancer Cell 30: 444-48, 2016; Budhu et al, Gastroenterology 144: 1066-75, 2013; Ye et al, Nat Med 9: 416-23, 2003) in liver cancer. Interested candidates should have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree with no more than 5 years of post-doctoral experience in cancer biology and/or systems biology. The appointment duration is up to 5 years. Stipends are commensurate with education and experience. Highly motivated individuals with a strong background in molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics, immunology, molecular epidemiology, genome-wide assays or bioinformatics is encouraged to apply. Qualified candidates should also have strong communication skills, and a strong record of scientific achievement through peer-reviewed publications.
Interested individuals should send a 1-2 page statement of research interests, career goals, a current CV and contact information for three references to:
Xin Wei Wang, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator and Deputy Chief, Laboratory of Human Carcinogenesis
Co-Director, Liver Cancer Program
Center for Cancer Research
National Cancer Institute, NIH
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