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Description of the Job:
Three postdoctoral positions are immediately available in the laboratory of Dr. Suyun Huang in the Department of Human and Molecular Genetics and the VCU Institute of Molecular Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine. The ongoing studies in the laboratory focus on identification and functional validation of molecular determinants of glioblastoma and brain metastasis (from breast cancer). The research is fully funded by National Institutes of Health grants. Please refer to our recent publications for more information (Cancer Cell 2017, Nature Cell Biology 2016, Nature Communications 2016, TheJournal of Clinical Investigation 2014, EMBO J. 2016, & Cancer Cell 2011).
Dr. Huang’s laboratory is seeking highly qualified, dedicated individuals with a commitment to research excellence. Candidates must have PhD or MD degrees and with a solid publication record, including first-authored publication(s) in respected journal. The candidate must also have strong organizational, written, and verbal communication skills in English.
Candidates are preferred with a PhD degree in biochemistry, molecular biology and molecular genetics and with experience in the areas of protein modification, transcriptional control, protein-protein interaction, epigenetics and animal modeling.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Candidates interested in the position should send a cover letter with a brief summary of research experience and interests, an updated CV, and contact information for three references to Dr. Suyun Huang (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Health and Dental Insurance will be provided for successful candidate.