Postdoctoral Position – Bladder cancer biomarker research

first_imgA Postdoctoral position is available at the Johns HopkinsUniversity School of Medicine Department of Urology in thelaboratory of Dr. Woonyoung Choi, Ph.D. The Department of Urologyis one of the world’s leading academic urologic research centerswith a long track record of high impact research.The candidate will conduct Department of Defense (DoD) fundedtranslational research on biomarkers for bladder cancer molecularsubtypes. We have made an important contribution to identificationand characterization of molecular subtypes of bladder cancer. Wecontinue working along these lines with increased emphasis on tumorimmunity and drug sensitivity. The project covers multipledisciplines including genomics, molecular biology andimmunology.The successful candidate will have: Defended a PhD in molecular biology, immunology or a relevantdiscipline.Excellent organizational and communications skills.Bioinformatic skill set is a plus The position will involve collaboration with bioinformaticians,physicians, basic scientists, and will integrate clinical,biomarker, and outcomes data. The research will provide ampleopportunity for publication. Applicants should be capable ofindependent experimental design and manuscript preparation. Anideal candidate has an open mind, and is keen to learn, work andtrain in a highly collaborative multidisciplinaryenvironment.Please submit an application including a cover letter and CV thatdescribes your research interests and accomplishments viaInterfolio only by clicking the “Apply Now” button.The Johns Hopkins University is committed to equal opportunity forits faculty, staff, and students. To that end, the university doesnot discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, marital status,pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age,disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity orexpression, veteran status or other legally protectedcharacteristic. The university is committed to providing qualifiedindividuals access to all academic and employment programs,benefits and activities on the basis of demonstrated ability,performance and merit without regard to personal factors that areirrelevant to the program involved.The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to apre-employment background check.If you are interested in applying for employment with The JohnsHopkins University and require special assistance or accommodationduring any part of the pre-employment process, please contact theHR Business Services Office at [email protected] For TTYusers, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.The following additional provisions may apply depending on whichcampus you will work. Your recruiter will adviseaccordingly.During the Influenza (“the flu”) season, as a condition ofemployment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employeeswho provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care orclinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination orpossess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meetthis requirement may result in termination of employment.The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas,laboratories, working with research subjects, or involvingcommunity contact requires documentation of immune status againstRubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella(chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received theTdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may includedocumentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicellavaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratorytesting. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases areordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except forthose employees who provide results of blood tests or immunizationdocumentation from their own health care providers. Anyvaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no costin our Occupational Health office.Equal Opportunity EmployerNote: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online untilfilled.EEO is the LawLearn more: legal information

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