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Postdoctoral Fellow

Posted by: University of South Alabama Mitchell Cancer Institute

Posted date: Oct-24-2019

Location: Mobile, Alabama

Postdoctoral positions are available at USA Mitchell Cancer Institute (USA MCI) to study the molecular mechanisms of cancer progression with an emphasis on breast, pancreatic and melanoma malignancies. This is a unique opportunity for motivated candidates to enter a fostering environment of collaborative basic and clinical cancer researchers. Candidates with a Ph.D. and/or MD with a strong background in nanotechnology, cell/molecular biology, signal transduction, biochemistry, murine models of cancer are encouraged to apply. Candidates with hands-on experience in bio-conjugations for the development of either lipidic or polymeric nanoformulations for targeted delivery to cancer cells will be preferred. Bioinformatics skills are not required but would be considered a plus. Applications should contain a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a brief statement of previous research experience and interest, as well as contact information for three references. Inquiries should be addressed to: Seema Singh, Ph.D., USA Mitchell Cancer Institute, 1660 Springhill Ave., Mobile, AL 36604; or sent to seemasingh(at)health.southalabama.edu
The USA Mitchell Cancer Institute is a new flagship facility developed at the University of South Alabama. The USA MCI is sleek, modern research and multidisciplinary clinical oncology facility recognized for an exceptional design that facilitates collaborations between basic and clinical scientists. Facilities at the USA MCI include state-of-the-art proteomics, genomics, and microscopy core labs in a recently completed 128,000 sq ft translational research facility. Faculty research interests and expertise at the USA MCI include identification of novel diagnostic and therapeutic molecular targets, understanding the mechanisms of cancer initiation and progression, molecular regulation of metastasis, cancer therapeutics and investigating the mechanisms of drug-resistance in various cancers, cancer stem cells, and microRNAs in cancer.

The USA MCI is ideally located in Mobile, Alabama, a progressive, mid-sized port city with a rich cultural history, in the beautiful upper Gulf coastal region. Moderate climate, abundant outdoor recreational opportunities, low cost-of-living, and a college-town atmosphere all contribute to a high quality-of-life opportunity.
The University of South Alabama is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.
Job Title Postdoctoral Fellow
Post Details
Email seemasingh(at)health.southalabama.edu
Employer's Website http://
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Cancer/Oncology
Job Classification Job Classification -> Postdoctoral Researcher
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location Mobile, Alabama
Key Words postdoc
Start Date 11/01/2019
Salary $50,000