Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Oncology - Medical Center

Job Description

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Oncology - Medical Center

Georgetown University: Medical Center: School of Medicine: Oncology

Location: Washington, DC

Open Date: Jan 18, 2023

Deadline: Jun 01, 2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time


This position will work under the direction of Dr. David Robbins in the Department of Oncology, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center. Candidates should have a working knowledge of signal transduction and molecular biology, and an interest in identifying novel ways to attenuate Wnt signaling in colorectal cancer (see Sci Signal. 2017 Jun 27;10(485):eaak9916. doi: 10.1126/scisignal.aak9916 and Nat Commun. 2021 Sep 6;12(1):5263. doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-25634-z).

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Generation and design of hypothesis driven experiments 60% effort

Data analysis 25% effort

Presenting seminars and other forms of research communication 10%

Ensures all research is undertaken according to good research practice and guidance 5% effort

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Able to convey information effectively

Able to work independently

Able to follow verbal and written instructions

Strong analytical skills

Education Requirements:

PhD in a biological science, or MD required


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Georgetown University is an fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic .

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please for more information, or contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity & Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at (202) 687-4798.

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