PostDoctoral Scholar Hematology/Oncology

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University of California, Irvine

PostDoctoral Scholar Hematology/Oncology

Recruitment Period
Open date: September 10th, 2019 Next review date: Saturday, Oct 10, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee. Final date: Saturday, Oct 10, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled. Description

The Hematology/Oncology Division in the Department of Medicine in the School of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, is recruiting for a full-time Postdoctoral Scholars to support research projects in the laboratory of Dr. Nicholas Pannunzio. This Postdoctoral Scholar position is available immediately.

The Pannunzio lab focuses on the etiology of B cell malignancies with a particular focus on genome rearrangements resulting from DNA damage.

Primary Responsibilities:
Manage and maintain an independent research project, data analysis, experimental design, literature reviews, manuscript preparation, and assisting with grant applications.

The Postdoctoral Scholar will also be encouraged to attend and present the results of their research at scientific conferences, participate in study meetings and interact with collaborative research groups; mentor and work with graduate and undergraduate students; develop and pursue their own research ideas; as well as develop and polish any skills and experiences that they feel will best prepare them for their career goals.

We are seeking motivated applicants who have an M.D., Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree(s) and extensive training and interdisciplinary skills and approaches in areas of discipline related to cancer genetics, molecular biology, biochemistry, or a related field. Experience in DNA damage, DNA double-strand break repair, and DNA structure would be advantageous. Research independence and ability to write and fund independent research projects are highly desirable. Laboratory experience is required.

Strong experience and interest in one or more of the following areas is preferred, but not required:
Mammalian cell culture: Culturing of human or mouse B cells and preparation of primary B cells from whole blood.
Genomics: Preparation of genomic DNA from mammalian cells for construction of libraries for whole genome sequencing, ChIP-Seq, or RNA-Seq experiments.
CRISPR/Cas9: Design and transfection of CRISPR/Cas9 components for induction of DNA double-strand breaks.

TO APPLY: Please log onto UC Irvine Recruit system at

Additional information regarding the available position can be obtained by contacting:
Nicholas R. Pannunzio, PhD
Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine
[email protected]

Applications will be considered until positions are filled.

UCI is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity” in both the Description field and any uploaded PDF ads with “The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

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Posted: 9/12/2019
Application Due: 11/11/2019
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