NIH T32-Funded Postdoctoral Fellow Positions – Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Applications are being accepted for NIH T32-funded postdoctoral fellow positions to investi gate fundamental facets of cancer biology and to prepare trainees for an independent career in research. Candidates will join dynamic research teams within the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (SKCC) at Jefferson Health. SKCC faculty members are making transformational discoveries into mechanisms underlying the malignant traits of cancers. The SKCC has been a Designated Center by the National Cancer Institute since 1996 and is a highly ranked cancer center by US News & World Report.

Programs within the SKCC are:

Cancer Risk and Control: Investigation of genetic, environmental, and behavioral cancer risk factors especially related to health disparities.

Immune Cell Regulation and Targeting: Immune cell alterations during transformation and strategies to enhance immune cell anti-tumor activity for cancer therapy.

Molecular Oncology Regulation & Approaches: Identifying novel molecular mechanisms of cancer pathogenesis and develop molecular targeted approaches.

Translational Cellular Oncology: Understand mechanisms of signaling, metabolic and tumor-stroma pathways supporting tumor progression and develop imaging modalities to improve detection

Applicant qualifications:

  • PhD in cancer biology or related discipline
  • 0-2 years or prior postdoctoral experience
  • NIH training grant eligible candidates (U.S. citizen/permanent resident)
  • A strong track record of publications
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills

To apply, please submit by May 1, 2022 a single PDF containing CV, representative publications, a cover letter that lists 102 faculty of interest, and contact information for 3 references. Applications should be send to Colleen Ferrara at

As an employer, Thomas Jefferson University Health maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.

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