Post-Doctoral Research Associate

Job description

Position Title:

Post-Doctoral Research Associate

Vacancy ID:



Lineberger Compr Cancer Center - 426801

Position Type:

Postdoctoral Scholar

Salary Range:

Dependent on Education/Qualifications


Full Time



Proposed Start Date:


Estimated Duration of Appointment:

12 Months

Posting Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Work Location:

Chapel Hill, NC

Position Summary:

We are seeking a postdoctoral research associate in studying cancer signaling and cancer biology who will be responsible for using both biochemical and molecular tool sets to answer biological questions in cancer. The qualified candidate will integrate information from a combination of sources, including in vitro biochemical assays and in vivo genetic screens to generate and validate hypotheses of therapeutic relevance to cancer at the bench. The lab currently focuses on PI3K/mTOR/Akt and cGAS/STING signaling pathways to decipher new function and new regulatory mechanisms that can be translated into cancer therapy. Please check out our research here:

Educational Requirements:

Ph.D. in cell biology, biochemistry, biological or biomedical related sciences are required.

Qualifications and Experience:

Candidates from a largely wet bench background with a Ph.D. are highly encouraged. Protein purification from E.coli or insect cells, CRISPR gene editing and cellular model/mouse model experiences related to cancer models are needed for this position.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special Instructions:

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Job No:
Posted: 11/20/2019
Application Due: 5/18/2021
Work Type: Full Time