Postdoctoral Trainee

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Posting Information

Position TitlePostdoctoral TraineeVacancy IDPDS002857DepartmentOtolaryngology (Ent) - 414401Position TypePostdoctoral ScholarSalary RangeDependent on QualificationsFull-time/Part-timeFull TimeIf part-time, hours per weekFTE1.0Proposed Start Date10/01/2020Estimated Duration of Appointment12 MonthsPosting Open Date09/03/2020Posting Close DateOpen Until FilledYesWork LocationChapel Hill, NCPosition Summary

The head and neck oncology Dr. Yarbrough lab is seeking a highly skilled, ambitious and motivated postdoc to perform a translational cancer research project. The lab is well funded by NIH. The project is focused on novel aspects of HPV-induced carcinogenesis in head and neck, specifically on how episomal HPV drives head and neck cancer development and progression and which host genes are involved in the process of transformation.

Educational Requirements

Candidates must have a Ph.D., preferably in the biological sciences.

Qualifications and Experience

Previous experience with basic techniques in molecular biology and biochemistry, as well as in vivo mouse (xenografts) work experience.
Preference will be given to individuals who are now completing their thesis work and have at least one high-impact publication.

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

Due to the nature of the funding of this grant (T32 training grant), this position has several restrictions for applicants: only American citizens or green card holders AND only recent graduates (within 1 year of obtaining PhD) are eligible to apply.

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Quick Link Physical and Mental RequirementsDepartment Contact Name and TitleGina Austen, HR ConsultantDepartment Contact Telephone or [email protected] Affairs Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Equal Employment Opportunity office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to [email protected]

Please note: The Equal Employment Opportunity office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Certification/licenses
  3. Degree Transcripts
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    Posted: 9/9/2020
    Application Due: 12/8/2020
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