Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Structural & Cellular Biology

Tulane University
New Orleans, LA

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Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Structural & Cellular Biology

New Orleans, LA
Open Date:
Mar 4, 2022

The laboratory of Dr. Yan Dong at Tulane University School of Medicine, YDongTulane, is seeking two postdoctoral fellows who are highly motivated and devoted to research. Research in the laboratory focuses on molecular mechanisms of prostate cancer progression and therapeutic resistance. In particular, we have been investigating the mechanisms by which androgen receptor splice variants mediate resistance of prostate cancer to androgen deprivation therapy. We are also characterizing other proteins and non-coding RNAs that are critically involved in prostate cancer progression. 


Candidates should have a PhD or MD/PhD degree and should be skilled in molecular biology and cell biology. Prior experience of working with mouse models is preferred.

Application Instructions:

Candidates must apply in Interflio and provide the following materials for submission: a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, and names/contact information of three references. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Tulane University is located in New Orleans - a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane University is committed to creating a community and culture that foster a sense of belonging for all. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We are intentionally seeking candidates who are committed to fostering equity, diversity, and inclusion in support of Tulane’s Strategy for Tomorrow.

Tulane University is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact the Office of Human Resources & Institutional Equity by phone at 504-865-4748 or email

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