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Announcing an NIH/NCI funded postdoctoral fellow position available in the Yu Lab in the Department of Radiation Oncology/Winship Cancer Institute at Emory University School of Medicine for a highly motivated recent or soon to be graduate interested in obtaining postdoctoral training in basic/translational research in the DNA Damage Response in Cancer. The postdoctoral fellow will be involved in a project(s) involved in understanding how cells respond to DNA replication stress and more generally DNA damage, how this dyregulation leads to development of disease, including cancer, and how this knowledge may be utilized for improvements in cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. The Yu lab is well-funded with NIH/NCI, DOD, and foundation grants, has a strong track record of publishing in high impact journals, and is strongly committed to the career development of our trainees, including recent postdoctoral fellows who have obtained NCI K01 and K08 awards and transitioned to independent tenure-track faculty positions in academia. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree. Competitive applicants will have experience in molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry, and/or genetic methodologies and first author publications in well regarded scientific journals. Candidates who are eligible for NIH training grants are highly desired.  
Job Number
82774
Division
School Of Medicine
Department
SOM: Rad Onc: Admin
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Campus Location
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
The Boulis laboratory in the Department of Neurosurgery at Emory University – Atlanta, GA - is seeking a capable and self-motivated individual to carry on projects involving animal models of glioblastoma in the brain and spinal cord. Our lab is also strongly interested in the molecular characterization of these models, as well as therapeutic approaches, including resection and treatment options. General information about the laboratory can be found at: http://neurosurgery.emory.edu/research/boulis-lab/index.html.   The candidate should hold a Ph.D. in the appropriate field and have a strong background in neuro-oncology and related areas. The ideal candidate should also have previous understanding and experience in gene therapy/vectorology and molecular biology. The candidate should also have excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team. Surgical experience is desired.   JOB DESCRIPTION: Helps design and conduct research within a specified field while receiving advanced training from a designated Principal Investigator to enhance professional skills and research independence needed for pursuit of a career. The specific area of research in which the trainee is mentored is determined by the department and laboratory of the Postdoc. Designs and evaluates experiments. Develops new ideas that promote current research. Prepares and publishes scientific manuscripts under the direction of the Principal Investigator. May be responsible for operation of specific equipment. May teach techniques to others, train, and supervise research staff. Positions are temporary appointments as a research trainee. The initial appointment is for one year, renewal expected if progress is satisfactory and funds are available. Appointments cannot exceed five years. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., DDS etc) in an appropriate field. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator.
Job Number
81420
Division
School Of Medicine
Department
SOM: Neurosurgery: Admin
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Campus Location
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Required Documents
Cover letter, Research Interests
A postdoctoral position is available immediately for highly motivated scientists to investigate the crosstalk between cellular, metabolic, and immune signaling, and how these factors intertwine to drive cancer progression, metastasis, and therapy resistance. Our research focuses on translational and preclinical studies on human cancer using approaches including proteomics, metabolomics, transcriptomics, murine models, and drug development to ultimately develop novel and effective targeted therapeutic strategies to treat human cancers. For related works of our laboratory, please see Cancer Cell 2015 (PMID 25670081); Mol Cell 2015 (26145173); Nat Cell Biol 2015 (26479318); Mol Cell 2018 (29249655), Cancer Cell 2018 (30033091); J Clin Invest 2019 (31081803; 31449053); Nat Commun 2021 (34400618) or visit https://sites.google.com/view/skanglab/.   Successful candidates must hold a doctoral-level degree or anticipating a PhD degree in a few months with solid background of biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology. Experience with animal models of human diseases and bioinformatics would add on but not required.   MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., DDS etc) in an appropriate field. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator.
Job Number
80610
Division
School Of Medicine
Department
SOM: HMO: Hematology
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Campus Location
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Gregory B. Lesinski to conduct highly translational cancer immunotherapy research. The overall goal of the Lesinski Laboratory is to better understand interactions between tumors and the immune system and to identify actionable targets that can be leveraged and translated into early phase clinical trials for patients. The group is currently recruiting a post-doctoral researcher who has a passion for cancer immunology and in making a difference in the course of disease for patients with aggressive tumors including pancreatic cancer, cholangiocarcinoma or others. The successful applicant would be immersed in an environment that features close, collaborative interactions between physician scientists and laboratory researchers as part of a robust program of Translational Gastrointestinal Oncology Research within the NCI-designated Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University. There would be opportunity to master state of the art analytical technologies on human clinical trial samples, in vivo models and collaborative multi-disciplinary research. Major areas of research focus will be on immunotherapy and targeting interactions between tumor stroma and the immune system. Motivated applicants would be provided with mentorship and guidance for their own career development and will be expected to integrate in a collaborative manner with other team members to conduct multi-disciplinary research. Qualified applicants will have completed a PhD in immunology, cancer biology, genetics or related fields. Preference will be given to individuals with technical experience in cytometry approaches (flow cytometry, mass cytometry), murine models of cancer, immunohistochemistry, and cell culture, as well as those with experience in effectively communicating at the interface of laboratory and clinical medicine.   MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., DDS etc) in an appropriate field. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator.
Job Number
76155
Division
School Of Medicine
Department
SOM: HMO: Med Onc
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Campus Location
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
JOB DESCRIPTION: Helps design and conduct research within a specified field while receiving advanced training from a designated Principal Investigator to enhance professional skills and research independence needed for pursuit of a career. The specific area of research in which the trainee is mentored is determined by the department and laboratory of the Postdoc. Designs and evaluates experiments. Develops new ideas that promote current research. Prepares and publishes scientific manuscripts under the direction of the Principal Investigator. May be responsible for operation of specific equipment. May teach techniques to others, train, and supervise research staff. Positions are temporary appointments as a research trainee. The initial appointment is for one year, renewal expected if progress is satisfactory and funds are available. Appointments cannot exceed five years. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., DDS etc) in an appropriate field. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator.
Job Number
73182
Division
School Of Medicine
Department
SOM: HMO: Med Onc
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Campus Location
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
JOB DESCRIPTION: Helps design and conduct research within a specified field while receiving advanced training from a designated Principal Investigator to enhance professional skills and research independence needed for pursuit of a career. The specific area of research in which the trainee is mentored is determined by the department and laboratory of the Postdoc. Designs and evaluates experiments. Develops new ideas that promote current research. Prepares and publishes scientific manuscripts under the direction of the Principal Investigator. May be responsible for operation of specific equipment. May teach techniques to others, train, and supervise research staff. Positions are temporary appointments as a research trainee. The initial appointment is for one year, renewal expected if progress is satisfactory and funds are available. Appointments cannot exceed five years. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., DDS etc) in an appropriate field. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator.
Job Number
71440
Division
School Of Medicine
Department
SOM: Rad Onc: Admin
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Campus Location
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
JOB DESCRIPTION: Helps design and conduct research within a specified field while receiving advanced training from a designated Principal Investigator to enhance professional skills and research independence needed for pursuit of a career. The specific area of research in which the trainee is mentored is determined by the department and laboratory of the Postdoc. Designs and evaluates experiments. Develops new ideas that promote current research. Prepares and publishes scientific manuscripts under the direction of the Principal Investigator. May be responsible for operation of specific equipment. May teach techniques to others, train, and supervise research staff. Positions are temporary appointments as a research trainee. The initial appointment is for one year, renewal expected if progress is satisfactory and funds are available. Appointments cannot exceed five years. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., DDS etc) in an appropriate field. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator.
Job Number
62129
Division
School Of Medicine
Department
SOM: Rad Onc: Admin
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Campus Location
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
JOB DESCRIPTION: Helps design and conduct research within a specified field while receiving advanced training from a designated Principal Investigator to enhance professional skills and research independence needed for pursuit of a career. The specific area of research in which the trainee is mentored is determined by the department and laboratory of the Postdoc. Designs and evaluates experiments. Develops new ideas that promote current research. Prepares and publishes scientific manuscripts under the direction of the Principal Investigator. May be responsible for operation of specific equipment. May teach techniques to others, train, and supervise research staff. Positions are temporary appointments as a research trainee. The initial appointment is for one year, renewal expected if progress is satisfactory and funds are available. Appointments cannot exceed five years. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., DDS etc) in an appropriate field. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator.
Job Number
61976
Division
School Of Medicine
Department
SOM: HMO: Med Onc
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Campus Location
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
The Emory + Children’s Pediatric Institute and the Department of Pediatrics at Emory University School of Medicine, in collaboration with Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, is seeking a full-time faculty Pediatric Neuropsychologist in the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center to lead the neuropsychology group within Aflac Psychology. The neuropsychologist will join a multi-disciplinary team that includes pediatric neuropsychology, psychology, hematology and oncology providers, as well as advanced practice providers, social workers, child life specialists and hospital-based teachers.   This is primarily a clinical position with up to 20% of time dedicated to research. Clinical responsibilities include the coordination and provision of comprehensive neuropsychological assessments to outpatients with hematology and oncology needs, pre- and post-treatment screenings, and (limited) inpatient evaluations. Full psychometry support is provided. Available training opportunities include the supervision of pediatric psychology fellows and doctoral students from local universities. Research responsibilities center on the coordination of neuropsychological and psychological data that are part of collaborative group (e.g., COG, PBTC, PBMTC, etc.) trials. Consultation/collaboration with our hematology/oncology providers is also available, and a reduction in clinical responsibilities is possible should the neuropsychologist be successful in securing grant funding to cover clinical effort. The successful applicant would manage a team of neuropsychologists, psychometrists, and trainees. This position includes administrative support.   The Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is a national leader among childhood cancer, hematology, and bone marrow transplant programs. The hired neuropsychologist will join one of the strongest pediatric hematology/oncology programs in the country. Aflac Psychology consists of 10 faculty psychologists and neuropsychologists who engage in patient care and clinical research in the areas of pediatric, adolescent, and young adult psycho-oncology and -hematology. To learn more about Aflac Psychology, please refer to our webpage: https://www.choa.org/medical-services/cancer-and-blood-disorders/psychology-program.   Qualifications include a doctorate degree from an APA/CPA-accredited program in Clinical, Counseling or School Psychology, completion of an APA/CPA-accredited internship, and completion of a two-year Neuropsychological Fellowship with specific focus in pediatric neuropsychology. Applicants must be licensed or license eligible to practice in Georgia and eligible to obtain board certification in Clinical Neuropsychology. Preference will be given to candidates with related pediatric hematology-oncology experience and/or board certification (ABPP) in Clinical Neuropsychology.   Interested applicants should apply online email a CV and letter of interest to james.klosky@emory.edu. For applicants who move forward in the process, letters of recommendation and work samples will also be requested.   James Klosky, PhD, ABPP Professor, Department of Pediatrics Emory University School of Medicine & Director of Psychology Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorders Center Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta   Employment will be in the Emory + Children's Pediatric Institute. The Emory + Children’s Pediatric Institute is an affiliation between Emory University and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta that is improving the lives of children in Georgia and beyond. The Pediatric Institute combines the unique strengths and resources of each institution in support of our three-part academic missions of providing outstanding clinical care, conducting innovative basic science discovery and clinical research, and coordinating exceptional education of the future healthcare workforce.   Our physicians, researchers, and educators have created a model where leadership, commitment and quality are fundamental components of success. Together, we are transforming pediatrics by achieving new levels of clinical excellence—driven by research, teaching and wellness. We look forward to our future together.
Job Number
52700
Division
Emory+Children's Ped Institute
Department
SOMPI: Leukemia Lymphoma
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Campus Location
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
JOB DESCRIPTION: The selected individual(s) will focus on dissecting the molecular mechanisms by which chromatin is deregulated in breast and other cancers with the goal of identifying therapeutically actionable targets in breast and other cancers. To identify and characterize mechanisms by which the epigenome is deregulated, the candidate will develop and utilize innovative research methods and approaches involving in vivo cancer models, epigenetics and genomics methods, molecular biology, ChIP-seq, RNA-seq, CRISPR/Cas9-mediated knockouts and mutations, along with bioinformatics.   Daily tasks include designing and conducting research in the above research area, with guidance from the Principal Investigator to enhance professional skills and acquire research independence. The selected individual(s) will develop new ideas that promote the current research, and prepare and publish scientific manuscripts detailing obtained results under the direction of the Principal Investigator. The ideal candidate will be a team player and participate in the maintenance of equipment as well as training and supervising other lab personnel. The initial appointment is for one year, renewal expected if progress is satisfactory and funds are available. Appointments cannot exceed five years.   MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must hold a Ph.D., M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree with strong experience in chromatin biology and/or molecular biology. A track record of productivity with peer-reviewed publications, excellent organizational skills, fluent English and less than 2 years prior postdoctoral experience is required. Candidates who have expertise in epigenetic, molecular biology, bioinformatics, and/or working with animal models will be given priority.   The selected individual(s) will develop one or more scientific projects with regular input from the Principal Investigator. They will maintain records, files, and logs of work performed in laboratory notebooks and computer databases. The selected individual(s) will analyze data, present results in internal and external seminars and conferences, prepare fellowship applications as appropriate, and draft manuscripts for publication. Lastly, they may perform related responsibilities as requested by the Principal Investigator.    
Job Number
51583
Division
School Of Medicine
Department
SOM: Rad Onc: Admin
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Campus Location
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
Job Type
Regular Full-Time

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