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A fully funded post bac position is available to study tumor microenvironment  at the National Cancer Institute on the NIH main campus in Bethesda, MD.  Specifically, this opening is for an ongoing project examining the role of tissue architecture and mechanotransduction in the establishment of metastatic lesions, using zebrafish as a model system. 

It is desirable that candidates  are proficient in cell culture, imaging, standard molecular biology protocols and handling of zebrafish. Previous experience with genetic analysis/engineering in zebrafish organism, in vivo imaging and image analysis are preferred. The NIH will provide funding and benefits. We value the ability to work in a team. Letters of reference should describe the candidate’s ability  to communicate ideas and results, their motivation and technical accomplishments.


Requirements:  Applicants should possess a B.S. and have a strong background in molecular biology and/or cell biology.  Experience in zebrafish husbandry and  molecular biology is preferred.   Appointment duration is up to 3 years. 


To Apply:  Interested individuals should e-mail a cover letter, curriculum vitae, bibliography, and contact information for 3 references to:

Dr. Kandice Tanner

Investigator, Laboratory of Cell Biology

Center for Cancer Research

National Cancer Institute

37 Convent Drive

Bldg. 37, Rm. 2132

Bethesda, MD  20892

U.S.A.

E-mail:  kandice.tanner@nih.gov

Web page: http://ccr.cancer.gov/staff/staff.asp?profileid=19451

 

This position is subject to a background investigationThe NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs.

 

Employer Name:  National Cancer Institute

Position Location:  Bethesda, MD

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