Postdoc Trainee

Job description

Position Title:

Postdoc Trainee

Vacancy ID:



Lineberger Compr Cancer Center - 426801

Position Type:

Postdoctoral Scholar

Salary Range:

Dependent on experience and 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:

Postdoctoral trainee position available in a cancer research lab located within the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Lineberger Cancer Center. The lab currently studies the role of epigenetics in the development of human tumors. The current project focuses on identifying epigenetic alterations associated with the difference in the incidence of endometrial cancers between African-American women and White Non-Hispanic women in North Carolina. Specifically, we are searching for differences in DNA methylation and chromatin accessibility that might account for this important health disparity. The ultimate goal is to find therapeutic and prevention targets that would lower the risk of lethality from this cancer in African-American women.

Educational Requirements:

Ph.D. or in final year of Ph.D studies in a Biology related field such as biochemistry, molecular/cell biology, cancer biology, or biosciences.

Qualifications and Experience:

Strong background in molecular/cell biology, biochemistry, and cancer biology.

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: 6/6/2021
Application Due: 9/4/2021
Work Type: Full Time