A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
A postdoctoral position is available immediately for outstanding individuals to participate in research studying biological function of cancer stem cells in brain tumors (glioma and medulloblastoma) and the signal pathways that regulates such cells. Projects will be involved in developing new therapies for malignant brain tumors and studying the mechanism by which signaling pathways or genes regulate brain cancer stem cells using both human primary tumor xenograft and transgenic mouse brain tumor models. This research will be a collaborative effort among the Department of Neurosurgery, Cell and Developmental Biology, and the Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Michigan, and provides an excellent opportunity for training and career development. This appointment will initially be for one year. At that time there will be an evaluation for a potential extension for additional years based on performance and funding.
Interested applicants must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree from a U.S. institution and within three years of their last degree.
Ph.D and/or M.D. Degree with 3-5 years of lab experience.
Strong experience in molecular biology, mouse models, cell culture, and microarray analysis is preferred. Interested applicant with USA citizenship or green card is preferred. Interested applicants can send CV and the names of three references directly to Dr. Xing Fan by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or mail to the following address:
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