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This position is in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Oncology. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
The appointee has earned a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent terminal or doctoral degree in cancer biology, rare tumor biology, or cell signaling.
A strong background in in vivo and in vitro cancer assays, molecular biology and rodent biology is essential.
Base pay commensurate with experience.
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A postdoctoral position is open immediately in the laboratory of Dr. Angela Hirbe at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO. The interdisciplinary position will focus on identification of novel diagnostic and therapeutic targets in sarcomas. The lab has a particular interest in sarcomas that occur in the setting of the Neurofibromatosis Type 1 cancer predisposition syndrome. Techniques include genomic analyses, cell-based and in vivo assays, Immunohistochemistry, IncuCyte kinetics assays, DNA cloning, CRISPR/Cas9, and animal modelling.
Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and contact information of three references via e-mail to Dr. Angela Hirbe at email@example.com.
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