Postdoctoral Researchers: Join the Winthrop P. Rockefeller team and help us fight the battle against cancer
The Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is recruiting multiple post-doctoral researchers to support cancer research faculty across a variety of disciplines. Recruitment is for individuals seeking post-doctoral training in the area of cancer research. All applications will be considered, but priority will be given to those applicants with, or seeking, experience in at least one the following areas of cancer research: biochemistry and molecular biology, structural biology, epigenetics, immunology and immunotherapy, cell biology, medicinal chemistry, bone/skeletal muscle biology, non-tumor tissue response to therapy, tumor virology, CRISPR screening, exercise science, public health, implementation science, population health, cancer prevention and control, toxicology, nutrition, health services, ovarian cancer biology, and community engagement.
This large-scale recruiting effort is made possible through significant institutional support and a $10M annual commitment from the state of Arkansas to support the Cancer Institute’s efforts to attain NCI Designation.
Successful applicants will join one of the most prestigious cancer centers in the country. The Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute has been one of the nation’s premier cancer centers for more than three decades, and it is the only cancer center in the state of Arkansas with a robust cancer research portfolio and a mission to improve cancer outcomes for all Arkansans. The Cancer Institute treats over 2,500 new cancer patients annually and has an extensive effort focused on delivering cancer care and conducting research in underserved populations. Its 170+ members conduct outstanding cancer research in multiple scientific programs. The Cancer Institute has 6 institutional shared resource facilities. A robust clinical trial infrastructure currently supports nearly 270 cancer clinical trials. The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is one of 57 institutions with an NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award, which supports translational research and creates a supportive environment that synergizes with the Cancer Institute to promote junior investigators and transdisciplinary research.
Applicants should send their Curriculum Vitae, a one-page letter of interest specifying up to three of the abovementioned areas of experience, and three professional references directly to Cancer Institute Recruiter, Jennifer Moulton, at email@example.com. Applications will be evaluated beginning August 2022 and will be considered pending available positions through December 31, 2022.
Review of applications will continue until all positions are filled. Applicants must have a PhD, MD, or equivalent. Selected applicants will join a diverse and vibrant academic community that values its researchers and is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. Applicants must be able to work in a team environment.
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