Postdoctoral Scholar in Uterine Cancers - UCLA G.O. Discovery Laboratory

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Postdoctoral Scholar in Uterine Cancers - UCLA G.O. Discovery Laboratory
University of California Los Angeles



Requisition Number: JPF06620


The G.O. Discovery Laboratory at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is seeking a Postdoctoral Scholar. The laboratory is affiliated with the UCLA Eli and Edythe Broad Cell Research Center, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, and the Molecular Biology Institute. This appointment will be under the supervision of Professor Sanaz Memarzadeh, M.D., Ph.D., in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine.

Applications are being sought from recent Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. graduates with a strong background in molecular and cell biology. Candidates are expected to have experience with microscopy, immunohistochemistry, FACS analysis, virology, and immunology. Experience with small animal surgical procedures are strongly preferred. The ideal candidate should be highly motivated and have publications in peer-reviewed journals with at least two being the first author.

The candidate will be joining a scholarly research team focused on pathways that can initiate uterine epithelial cancers and sarcomas, and therapies that can more effectively target these tumors. The goal is to develop strategies that can target these cancers that can be translated from the laboratory to the clinic. The candidate will participate in funded translational research programs to study stromal and epithelial interactions in gynecologic cancers, the role of stem progenitor cells, and approaches to model the disease in vivo.

Salary will be determined based on qualifications and experience.

For more information regarding the G.O. Laboratory, please visit www.godiscoverylab.com.

Applications will require the following documents:

Current curriculum vitae
Letter of interest
Reprints of 3 peer-reviewed publications in which the applicant is a co-author
3 Letters of recommendation
Interested candidates can apply through the UC Recruit system located at: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06620


To apply, please visit: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06620


The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction


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