A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)

Scholarship: Fully funded
Degree: Ph.D
Nationality: International Students
Location: USA
Application deadlines: September 1st, 2023.

Scholarship Description:

We are seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow to dissect the molecular mechanism of oncogenic pathways (PI3K/AKT/PTEN pathway and KRAS/BRAF pathway) that regulate the mitotic programme and how this altered mitotic programme contributes to cancer development. Meanwhile, the postdoctoral fellow will have a great opportunity to develop novel therapeutic strategies targeting these classical oncogenic pathways using newly invented technologies such as PROTAC and AAV gene therapy. Please visit our lab website: thexulab.orgf for detailed information and our recent publications. The postdoctoral research will be conducted in a highly interdisciplinary and collaborative environment with world-class experts and state-of-the-art technologies and facilities, providing unique and ideal career development opportunities.Salary will be in line with NIH standards and UAB guidelines.

 Available Subjects:

  • Biochemistry and molecular biology

Eligibility criteria:

  1. Candidates must have an M.D. and/or Ph.D. in Cell and Molecular Biology or a related field. The ideal candidate will have experience in biochemistry and molecular biology and a passion for cancer biology and drug discovery.

Application Procedure:

Qualified applicants should send a letter describing their current research experience, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references to Dr Jia Xu ([email protected]).