Postdoctoral positions are available in the Magee lab at Washington University School of Medicine for candidates interested in studying hematopoietic stem cells, leukemia and cancer biology. Our lab is particularly interested in the causes of childhood leukemias – Why do they occur in children? How might they be treated differently than adult leukemias? We also have ongoing projects on hematopoietic stem and progenitor cell development. The lab has NIH R01 funding, as well as funding from several foundations. Please see our website for descriptions of ongoing research projects. https://mageelab.wustl.edu
Post-doctoral fellows will develop skills related to stem cell biology, cancer biology, mouse and human genetics, and genomics. They will learn how to develop ideas and manage a project independently. They will learn how to present their data effectively in writing, and how to deliver compelling oral presentations. Finally, they will learn how to write successful grants and papers, and they will have an opportunity to publish in high-impact journals.
Washington University is a top-ranked American medical school. It is an elite center for learning and research. Dr. Magee is affiliated with the nationally recognized Siteman Cancer Center, and he directs the Leukemia and Lymphoma Program at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. The academic environment is superb. St. Louis is a mid-sized city with a highly affordable cost of living, a diverse cultural scene, excellent housing options, and beautiful parks and recreational activities.
The preferred candidate will be nearing completion, or be within 12 months, of completing his or her Ph.D. The candidate should have at least one first author publication in a well-recognized English language journal. Applicants must have good spoken and written English communication skills. Experience with mouse genetics, flow cytometry and programming are desired but not required.
Interested candidates should send a CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.