Opportunities with our Members

UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Post-Doc Position in Tumor Immunology

The Miller lab is looking for an intellectually curious and motivated post-doc to study tumor-associated macrophages, using the latest in single-cell transcriptomic, spatial, and CRISPR technologies.
For more information, contact Dr. Brian Miller at BrianMiller@med.unc.edu

University of Iowa, Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center, Iowa City, Iowa
Postdoc Recruitment Event for graduate students underrepresented in the biomedical/biological sciences, November 3-4
Deadline to apply: August 15

University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas
Postdoctoral Fellow (job posting JR002526)
A funded postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Danny Welch at the University of Kansas Comprehensive Cancer Center to study the contributions of mitochondrial genetics to cancer metastasis. Successful candidates will lead a research project that incorporates experiments using molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology and in vivo experiments. In addition to work on the primary project, the candidate will collaborate on translational projects exploring new drug development with academic and pharmaceutical colleagues.
Please send a copy of CV and contact information for 3 references. Position available immediately.
CONTACT: Dr. Danny Welch dwelch@kumc.edu

UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chapel Hill, NC
Underrepresented Postdoctoral Fellow Recruitment Day
October 12, 2022 8am to 5pm in Chapel Hill
UNC Lineberger will cover all travel, lodging and meal expenses for chosen applicants
For more information, go to: https://unclineberger.org/training/opportunities-for-underrepresented-individuals/ See Flyer HERE
Application deadline: July 15 extended to August 12!
Apply at https://unclineberger.org/training/crtec-event-application/

Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania
Postdoctoral Fellow
A Postdoctoral Fellowship is available in the laboratory of Dr. Craig Meyers, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Penn State College of Medicine. The project has two focuses; one on sex-specific epigenetic differences of HPV tonsil infections and the second on the effect of anti-HIV drugs on HPV tonsillar cancer. The position is fully funded by a grant from the National Institute of Dental and Cranial Research. Applications can be submitted immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Please provide a CV and a short summary of your research goals. Applicants may be U.S. citizens, permanent residents; or foreign nationals (visa requirements apply), although U.S. citizens and permanent residents are preferred.
Contact: Dr. Craig Meyers cmm10@psu.edu

University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, Texas
Postdoctoral Fellow
A postdoctoral fellow position is open in the laboratory of Dr. Tuoqi Wu in the Department of Immunology and the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center at the UT Southwestern Medical Center. Candidates with a PhD degree in immunology, microbiology, cancer biology or relevant field, with experience in molecular biology, and who are comfortable working with mice and/or patient samples are encouraged to apply.
See more information HERE.

Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida
Postdoctoral Affairs Program Administrator
The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, residing within the Research Training and Education office, works to enhance, support and promote training and recruiting at the Moffitt Cancer Center and helps prepare trainees for successful careers. This position will work closely with faculty mentors, the Moffitt Postdoctoral Association, Human Resources, Immigration, Division Management, and other institutional departments to facilitate success of postdocs and research scientists. See FLYER here.
Apply at: https://moffitt-cancer-center-careers.hctsportals.com/jobs/1090294-postdoc-affairs-program-administrator

University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, Texas
Postdoctoral positions available
The Malladi lab seeks highly motivated and independent researchers to study the biology of minimal residual disease and latent metastasis. The laboratory has several exciting projects directed towards understanding how disseminated cancer cells survive and give rise to overt metastasis using model systems representing cancers with metastatic latency. The overarching goal is to develop improved diagnostic and therapeutic modalities for treating residual disease and metastasis employing molecular, biochemical, immunologic, genomic, imaging and computational based techniques. See FLYER for more information.
Email: Srinivas.Malladi@UTSouthwestern.edu

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF), University of Miami, Miami, Florida
Applications now being accepted!
Application Deadline: January 28, 2022
Program Dates: May 23 to July 29, 2022
The program seeks cancer-focused undergraduate scholars and non-cancer focused students; women, underrepresented minorities, and disadvantaged students are encouraged to apply. See Flyer here.
Program details and application can be found at: https://med.miami.edu/graduate-studies/summer-programs/application-requirements
Email questions to surf@miami.edu

University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Postdoctoral Fellow in Tumor Immunology
The laboratory of Dr. Adams, a gynecologic oncologist with a research focus in ovarian tumor immunology, has recently identified therapeutic synergy with the combination of PARP inhibition and CTLA4 immune checkpoint blockade in pre-clinical models of ovarian cancer and is seeking an experienced postdoctoral fellow to develop and lead this project. See flyer for more information.
Check out Dr. Adams Lab here: unmhealth.org/cancer/research/programs/labs/adams
Contact: Dr. Sarah Adams at SAdams@salud.unm.edu

Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
Postdoctoral Fellow
The laboratory of Dr. Chris Counter has an opening for a postdoc to explore early tumorigenesis. Great research environment for a career track in academic, with past postdoctoral fellows having gone on Assistant Professorships at Duke, UPENN, UVA, etc.
See https://counter.labs.duke.edu/ for details on the research and past members.
Apply by email to Dr. Chris Counter at: count004@mc.duke.edu

The Wistar Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Postdoctoral Fellows
The Chen laboratory has postdoc positions available with a research focus on cancer metastasis, particularly in the brain. Candidates should have recently received, or be close to obtaining, their Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) and have a strong background in one or more of the following disciplines: cancer biology, neurobiology, immunology, small animal surgeries, and microscopy. For more information, go to: https://us61e2.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/Wistar/Posting/View/2106
Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter, CV and a list of three references to qichen@Wistar.org

The Wistar Institute Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Molecular & Cellular Oncogenesis Program
Position available with multi-disciplinary, highly interactive team investigating mechanisms underlying, but not limiting to, melanoma risk, progression and therapeutic response. See FLYER here.
Contact Dr. Chengyu Liang for more information: cliang@wistar.org

University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, New York
The NCI-supported Cancer Control Research Training Program is now recruiting for 2022. The program provides post-doctoral M.D. or Ph.D. researchers with the knowledge and experience to establish careers as outstanding independent investigators in cancer control and prevention research.
For more information, visit: https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/cancer-institute/education/postdoctoral-training/cancer-control-research-training-program.aspx
Contact: Kate Kessler kate_kessler@urmc.rochester.edu

National Institutes of Health Office of Management, Bethesda, Maryland
Office of Extramural Research (OER), Division of Biomedical Research Workforce (DBRW)
Director, Division of Biomedical Research Workforce
The NIH OD’s Office of Extramural Research is recruiting for the Director of the Division of Biomedical Research Workforce. This is an exciting opportunity to provide leadership on the program and policy aspects of research training and career development to support the NIH vision for the next generation of the biomedical research workforce. The position’s summary, qualification requirements, and application procedure are outlined at:
The application deadline is Nov 22, 2021.

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia
Postdoctoral Fellow Position in Human and Molecular Genetics
A postdoctoral fellow position is immediately available in the laboratory of Dr. Devanand Sarkar in the Department of Human and Molecular Genetics and the VCU Institute of Molecular Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine. The focus of this position will be to study gene function and evaluate therapeutic strategies in hepatocellular carcinoma. New PhD graduates with strong background and expertise in cell and molecular biology and biochemical techniques as well as experience in CRISPR-Cas9, nanoparticle-mediated siRNA delivery and working with mouse models are encouraged to apply. At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.
For more information and to apply, go to: https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/108273

University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Tenure-track Assistant Professor
University of Chicago’s Ben May Department for Cancer Research is searching for a tenure-track Assistant Professor pursuing research on mechanistic aspects of prostate cancer or related areas. In line with strategic development of cancer research at the University of Chicago, the appointee would carry out research in areas such as tumor cell migration/invasion, metastasis, cancer stem cells, tumor microenvironment, DNA repair, drug resistance mechanisms, among other areas relevant to prostate cancer. For more information, see FLYER here or go to:
Review of applications will begin December 17, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.

Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Senior Technical Writer, Research Development Office
Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI), an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center housed at the University of Utah, is searching for a Senior Technical Writer to join the Research Development Office. HCI Research Development is a strong human infrastructure designed to support and grow the research enterprise at the Cancer Center through strategic, proactive, catalytic, and capacity-building approaches. We are dedicated PhD-level professionals with extensive knowledge of the competitive research environment and HCI’s strategic initiatives. The Senior Technical Writer will participate as part of the Research Development team in offering grant review, grantsmanship advice, and project management for large, multi-PI and/or multi-project research funding applications. The office also assists with visual layout for figures in grants and Cancer Center presentations. This opportunity is open to new and recent PhD graduates, as well as those with more experience.
Please view the full position description and apply here: https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/125138
Contact information for questions: Holly Zullo, PhD (holly.zullo@hci.utah.edu)

UC Irvine Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, Irvine, California
Postdoctoral position, Interdisciplinary Cancer Research (IDCR) Program
The program provides interdisciplinary approaches to advance knowledge in cancer biology and treatment, incorporating faculty mentors from five different Schools at UCI. Activities emphasize the most current research methods, focus on translational science such as development of therapeutics and diagnostics, and foster interactions among trainees and multiple faculty mentors. This personalized training together with professional development activities allow us to produce well-trained experts armed to successfully attack the cancer problem from vantage points in both academia and industry. See informational flyer HERE.
Individuals with a doctoral degree and an interest in cancer biology, therapeutics, and/or diagnostics are encouraged to apply. Application deadline is December 1, 2021. Contact: Krystina Jarema at kjarema@uci.edu.

Van Andel Institute, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Inspire Fellowship
Diverse backgrounds, expertise and viewpoints are foundational to exceptional science and innovation. Van Andel Institute’s Inspire Fellowship is designed to enhance diversity and increase representation at VAI and in the broader biomedical research community by supporting postdoctoral fellows who identify as members of underrepresented racial and ethnic groups. The fellowship offers salary funding for up to three years, cutting-edge research training in the Institute’s labs, complemented by state-of-the-art Core Technologies and Services and a fellowship-specific professional development activity. Inspire Fellows will emerge from their time at VAI with comprehensive training in their field of interest and a professional foundation from which to launch their independent research careers. Learn more and apply at https://vari.vai.org/inspire-fellowship/. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents who identify as members of an underrepresented racial and/or ethnic group. Applicants should be within 12 months of completing a Ph.D., M.D. or other appropriate terminal degree. Contact: Dr. Erica Gobrogge at erica.gobrogge@vai.org

Van Andel Institute, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Cancer Epigenetics Training (CET) program for postdoctoral fellows
Van Andel Institute is an internationally recognized center of excellence for basic and translational epigenetics research. The Institute’s NCI-funded T32 Cancer Epigenetics Training (CET) program prepares postdoctoral fellows to become independent research leaders in the field of cancer epigenetics. The program offers cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research training in structural and functional aspects of epigenetics, complemented by state-of-the-art Core Technologies and Services, unique professional development activities, and integration with established translational research programs and partnerships led by VAI investigators. Fellows will emerge from the program with comprehensive training in cancer epigenetics and a professional foundation from which to launch their independent biomedical research careers. You can learn more about the program and apply at https://vari.vai.org/cancer-epigenetics-training-program/. Applicants must be near completion of a Ph.D., M.D. or other appropriate terminal degree in a scientific discipline that provides broad training in molecular biology, genetics, and/or biochemistry. Applicants must be U.S citizens or permanent residents. Individuals who identify as underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Contact: Dr. Erica Gobrogge at erica.gobrogge@vai.org

Stanford University, Stanford, California
Basic and/or Translational Scientist Faculty position, Division of Head and Neck Surgery – Depart. of Otolaryngology.
Seeking a basic and/or translational scientist to join the Division of Head and Neck Surgery as a faculty member in the University Tenure Line (UTL) or in the Non-tenure Line (Research). Candidate should have a strong background in, and a focus on, translational head and neck cancer research including the understanding and treatment of diseases and disorders related to head and neck oncology (e.g. squamous cell carcinoma, thyroid/parathyroid neoplasms, and nasopharyngeal carcinoma). The predominant criterion for appointment in the University Tenure Line is a major commitment to research and teaching. Faculty line and rank will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate and can range from Assistant to Full Professor.
See informational flyer HERE. Contact: lori4@stanford.edu
Position opened August 1, 2021; application submissions accepted until the position is filled.

University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, Texas
Postdoctoral Training Position: Study and Assess the Microenvironment of Colon Cancer
A postdoctoral training position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Emina Huang in the Department of Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center to study and assess the microenvironment, both cellular and extracellular, associated with colorectal cancer development and metastasis. Our laboratory (https://www.utsouthwestern.edu/labs/huang/ ) has several exciting projects related to colorectal cancer, early onset colorectal cancer, the tumor microenvironment, colitis-associated cancer, chronic inflammation and cancer. The mission of our laboratory is to understand how inflammation contributes to the pathogenesis of colorectal cancer so that we can prevent initiation and progression.
More Info/Flyer Contact: Dr. Emina Huang at Emina.Huang@UTSouthwestern.edu