Postdoctoral Associate (Cancer Biology/Immunology/Lymphoma)

Location
Miami, Florida
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Ref
54546383
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.

The Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center has an opportunity for a Post Doctoral Associate to work in the laboratory of Dr. Marzenna Blonska at the University of Miami in beautiful, sunny Miami, Florida. This position will participate in a multi-disciplinary research program exploring the molecular mechanisms involved in the lymphoma interaction with microenvironment and studying the oncogenic signaling pathways that drive lymphomagenesis. Interested candidates may forward their CV along with a list of authored and co-authored publications to: Dr. Marzenna Blonskamblonska@med.miami.edu

The minimum qualifications for this position are as follows: Ph.D. as well as a strong background in one or more of the following areas: molecular/cell biology, biochemistry, immunology, or cancer genetics. Experience in mouse models, optical imaging techniques, computational analysis or CRISPR/Cas systems is highly desirable. Qualified candidates are expected to work independently and as part of a team, be self-motivated, have critical thinking skills and good communication skills, both oral and written. Any relevant education, certifications and/or work experience may be considered.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Veteran/Disability Employer. Come join us!

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