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Postdoc or Scientist- Microphysiological Tumor Systems

Posted by: Stanford University

Posted date: Jun-26-2018

Location: Stanford, CA

A position for a postdoctoral scholar or research scientist is available immediately at Stanford University, in the Department of Radiation Oncology—Physical Oncology Laboratory (PI: Dr. Guillem Pratx)

Join a diverse and dynamic group of researchers in making a lasting impact on translational cancer research by building novel physical tools and methods. The lab’s interests revolve around three areas:
  • Cancer imaging
  • Metabolic heterogeneity
  • Radiation therapy
Candidates can apply to this position either as postdoctoral scholar (0-3 years post-PhD; $60,000/year) or research scientist (4 or more years post-PhD; salary commensurate with experience).

The ideal candidate for this position is:
  • Passionate about cancer research
  • Interested in cracking difficult problems
  • Knowledgeable and curious
  • Effective at communicating
  • Open to work in a multidisciplinary team
  • Attentive to details
  • A person of integrity
The position will involve developing in vitro microphysiological tumor systems (“tumor-on-a-chip”) for translational cancer research. No specific technical skills are required as pre-requisites for this position, however the candidate will be expected to learn and master the following techniques:
  • Soft lithography & microfluidics
  • 3D mammalian cell culture models
  • Tissue engineering
  • Radiation therapy
  • Radionuclide imaging
  • Biological assays
To apply, please submit CV and one-page cover letter.

More information about the lab:
http://med.stanford.edu/pratxlab.html

Equal opportunity employer
Job Title Postdoc or Scientist- Microphysiological Tumor Systems
Post Details
Email cazhang(at)stanford.edu
Employer's Website med.stanford.edu
Category
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Cancer/Oncology
Job Classification Job Classification -> Postdoctoral Researcher
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location Stanford, CA
Key Words cancer research, biophysics, biomedical engineering, biochemistry, material sciences
Start Date ASAP
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