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RESEARCH SCIENTIST – UROLOGY 

 

The Department of Urology of the Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center is recruiting a Research Scientist with research expertise and interest in urologic cancer, particularly bladder and kidney.  The recruitment is at the Assistant Professor level for an individual with demonstrated ability to secure funding that is interested in becoming a member of a rapidly expanding, multi-disciplinary program spanning urologic malignancies and associated morbidities.  There is particular interest in attracting a recruit that can merge molecular approaches with AI and/or an expertise in bioinformatic skills for understanding cancer etiology, progression and metastasis.

 

The Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, located in Buffalo, NY, is America’s first cancer center. Roswell Park was founded in 1898, is a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network and is one of only 45 facilities in the country to hold the National Cancer Institute “comprehensive cancer center” designation. A competitive salary and benefits package are offered.

 

Please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and references to:

Angela Gunther, MBA, AASPR

Senior Faculty Recruitment Administrator

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Elm and Carlton Streets

Buffalo, NY 14263

[email protected]



POST DOCTORAL POSITION

 

NOVEL CANCER GENE AND THERAPY DISCOVERY IN THE ERA OF CANCER IMMUNOTHERAPY

 

The goal of Dr. Xin Lu’s lab (https://biology.nd.edu/labs/lu-lab/) is to identify novel therapeutic targets and realize innovative combination therapy strategies to benefit cancer patients, through mechanistic investigation, functional genomics, mouse modeling and therapeutics development (some select recent publications: Wang*, Lu*, et al. Cancer Discovery, 2016; Lu et al. Nature, 2017; Feng…Lu, PNAS 2018; Huang…Lu, Nat Comm, 2020). Located at the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Notre Dame and affiliated with Indiana University Simon Cancer Center, the Lu lab is seeking highly motivated PhD or MD scientists with expertise and interests in one or more of following areas:

·         Cellular, biochemical or metabolic mechanism of cancer progression and metastasis, especially for but not limited to prostate cancer and breast cancer

·         Tumor microenvironment, tumor immunology and/or cancer immunotherapy

·         Computational cancer bioinformatics, integrated analysis of oncogenomics and/or proteomics data and functional validation in cell culture and animal models.

The lab research is supported by active grants from NIH, DOD, private foundations and internal resources. A range of available projects includes: (1) Mechanistic understanding of immunosuppressive myeloid cells; (2) Metabolic reprogramming to enhance cancer immunotherapy; (3) Molecular mechanism of prostate cancer bone metastasis; (4) Anti-metastasis and pro-metastasis functions of neutrophil subsets; (5) Gene functions and therapy development to treat refectory prostate cancer or breast cancer.


POSITION REQUIREMENTS

A doctoral degree in molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology, immunology, bioinformatics or related field is required. A qualified candidate should already hold or expected to hold a doctoral degree at the time of applying. Experiences that are desirable (but not required) include mammalian cell culture, basic molecular cloning, cell biology, biochemistry, RNAi, CRISPR, immunology, animal models, histopathology, single-cell technology, or bioinformatics/computational biology. Furthermore, a notable publication record, strong interpersonal and teamwork skills are also beneficial.

A generous job package will be provided. University of Notre Dame is among the top 20 universities in the US ranked by US News. You will enjoy beautiful campus, safe and enriched environment and low-cost comfortable living style. Please kindly submit a current C.V. and names of 3 references to Dr. Xin Lu, Boler Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame, IN 46556, [email protected].

The University of Notre Dame is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

 

Assistant Professor – Research

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and 

The Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center, 

LSU School of Medicine

LSUHSC-New Orleans.

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Portal | Assistant Professor - Research (peopleadmin.com)

 

The Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC) Department of Biochemistry and the Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center (SSSCC) in New Orleans, LA invite applications from outstanding candidates for a faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor – Research to join the research group of Dr. Hari K. Koul. We seek an exceptional laboratory-based scientist working in the area of Epigenetics research who shares our goal to advance an understanding of mechanisms of therapeutic resistance in prostate cancer and to translate findings to the clinic.

LSUHSC has a strong history of collaborative research programs and a state-of-the-art infrastructure to support investigators, including core laboratories offering Genomics, Immunology, flow cytometry, imaging, and Histopathology. Opportunities are available for interaction with the Alcohol Research Center and the Centers of Excellence in Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Cardiovascular Biology, and Neuroscience. LSUHSC offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Please send queries to: [email protected]

 


 

Novel therapeutic vulnerabilities in prostate cancer

 

Our group at the Department of Cancer Biology at the Lerner Research Institute of the Cleveland Clinic is seeking a highly motivated and independent post-doctoral fellow to join our studies to overcome treatment resistance in prostate cancer.

Our laboratory focuses on the transcriptional processes and signal transduction cascades that drive lethal prostate cancer progression. Via mechanistic dissection of these pathways and/or complexes, we strive to develop novel therapeutic targets and treatment approaches and to isolate biomarkers of response to these novel treatments. Examples of research interests and recent studies from our DOD- and NCI-funded research programs include: Wei et al. (European Urology, 2017), Liu et  al. (eLife, 2017), Kumari et al. (Endocrine-Related Cancer, 2017), Venkadakrishnan et al. (Oncogene, 2019).

Specific areas of current research interest include:

1)    Isolating and targeting critical molecular interactions in AR transcriptional complexes

2)    Targeting the action of kinases and identifying kinase substrates that can serve as biomarkers of treatment response

3)    Defining the impact of genomic markers on treatment response to personalize the administration of current prostate cancer drugs

All projects involve clinical validation of laboratory findings using archival and fresh patient specimens and animal models of advanced prostate cancer for translational and therapeutic studies. 

The ideal candidate is highly motivated and driven to succeed in a translational science environment. The candidate should have a recent PhD and expertise in cell biology, molecular biology and preclinical animal studies, and is interested in extrapolating in vitro and in vivo findings to patient specimens and data. Outstanding verbal and communication skills are required. The Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute provides an excellent interactive research environment with access to state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.

Interested applicants should submit a CV and contact information for 3 references to Dr. Hannelore Heemers via email: [email protected].




Assistant Professor — Urologic Oncology Research Facility
UC Davis — Sacramento, CA

The Department of Urologic Surgery at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, seeks to recruit for a full-time faculty researcher with an interest in urologic oncology at the Assistant Professor rank in a split Regular Series (50%)/In-Residence Series (50%).  

Please click on the link below for more information and to apply for this job. 

https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF03190




Post Doctoral Position in Tumor Metabolism at Baylor College of Medicine

We are looking to recruit a post-doctoral trainee to work on a project whose focus is to determine the interaction between altered tumor metabolism and microenvironment. This is a 5 year NIH-funded project. The potential candidate should have recently completed their PhD with no post-doctoral training experience.  The candidate should have first author paper(s) from the graduate work. The candidate should have outstanding communication and writing skills and should be a good team player. Prior experience in the area of cancer biology is a plus. Candidate should be able to design logical experiments, execute them, analyze the data, interpret the data as well as demonstrate competency in trouble shooting. On the technical side, the candidate should be well versed with in cell culture, organoid cultures, shRNA based knockdowns, phenotypic assessment using functional studies, QPCR, immunoblot etc. Candidate should also have experience with in vivo work including generation of xenograft tumors, survival surgery and in vivo drug administration. Salary per NIH scale. Interested candidates are requested to send their CV, with a brief write up on their research experience and three names of referees to [email protected]Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Tenure-Track Assistant Professor: Biology of Genitourinary Cancers
The University of Chicago: Biological Sciences Division: Ben May Department for Cancer Research

Description
The University of Chicago's Ben May Department for Cancer Research in the Biological Sciences Division (BSD) is searching for a tenure-track assistant professor pursuing research on mechanistic aspects of prostate cancer, bladder cancer, kidney 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 cancer stem cells, tumor microenvironment, tumor metabolism, tumor microbiome, tumor cell migration/invasion/metastasis, amongst other areas relevant to cancers of the genitourinary system. We expect the appointee will receive a secondary appointment in the Department of Surgery, Section of Urology, be proposed for an appointment in the NCI-designated University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center (UCCCC) (http://cancer.uchicago.edu), and collaborate in multi-disciplinary research with colleagues across the Biological Sciences and Physical Sciences Divisions, the University of Chicago Medical Center and the Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering. The appointee will have access to state-of-the-art core facilities and outstanding graduate students affiliated with numerous degree-granting programs in the biological and physical sciences. Equally, the appointee will teach at the undergraduate and graduate level.

Applicants must have a doctoral degree. To be considered, those interested must apply online through the University of Chicago’s Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications:  http://apply.interfolio.com/69404 . Applicants must upload a curriculum vitae with bibliography, a short summary of research plans, and contact information for three references whose letters must be received via Interfolio. Review of applications will begin Nov 1, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-1032 or email [email protected] with their request.




 Postdoctoral Fellowship Position — Stanford University

 A postdoctoral fellowship position is available immediately in the laboratory of James Brooks in the Department of Urology.  The laboratory uses genomic approaches to understand urological malignancies with the goal of developing biomarkers that can be used in clinical management.  The project focuses on understanding alterations in protein glycosylation using genomic approaches with the goal of understanding whether altered glycosylation can modulate immune response to prostate and kidney cancers.  The project is a collaboration between the Brooks laboratory and the laboratories of Sharon Pitteri and Carolyn Bertozzi.  The Pitteri laboratory uses Mass Spectrometry to study proteomic and glycoproteomic changes in cancer, and the Bertozzi laboratory studies immune modulation modulated through Siglec receptors.  The ultimate goal is to test whether Siglec receptors are biologically relevant to prostate and kidney cancer, whether they correlate with clinical outcomes in clinical samples, and whether they could represent potential targets for immune modulatory therapy.

The successful candidate should be highly motivated and hard working, with outstanding past research success and publication history, with an MD, PhD or MD/PhD degrees, and very strong references. Previous experience in cancer research, molecular biology, biochemistry and animal models would be valuable, but is not essential. The position is fully funded through the NIH.  Interested candidates should contact Dr. Brooks at [email protected].




Vice Chair for Research — Ohio State University