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Postdoc Research Associate – Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology

University of Illinois at Chicago
College of Medicine
Department of Medicine

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Job Details

Title: Postdoc Research Associate - Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology

Department:  College of Medicine/Department of Medicine

Category:  Postdoc Res Assoc

Location:  Chicago


A post-doctoral position is available immediately for a funded translational research project in the area of acute leukemia, related to apoptosis, protein translation and amino acid metabolism. Research areas in the laboratory include cancer cell biology, leukemia stem cells, and heme transport and biology.



Proficient skills in western blotting, phosphorylation assays, co-immunoprecipitation, PCR, qPCR, flow cytometry and cell culture desirable. Candidate must have the ability to learn new research technologies, and work independently, while knowledge of hematology and cell metabolism, statistics, bioinformatics and strong communication skills is advantageous.



Applicants must be within the first four years of receiving their M.D. or Ph.D to be eligible for this and have a strong research background in cell and molecular biology required.

All applications must be submitted via the University electronic application process and must include a CV, cover letter describing research interests and accomplishments, and the names and contact information of at least two professional references.

For fullest consideration apply by July 5, 2021 at

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


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