Candidates should hold PhD and/or MD with experience in molecular biology and biochemistry with a preference for new graduates or postdocs with 2 or fewer years of experience.
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Please do not submit an application to this posting.� To apply for this postdoctoral research opportunity, follow the directions below in �Applicant Special Instructions�.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Neurosurgery.� The position is located at the Medical School Campus.
A funded postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Albert H. Kim beginning Summer/Fall 2017. The laboratory is focused on understanding the molecular mechanisms that drive cancer cell behavior in glioblastoma. We are interested in the genetic, epigenetic, and metabolic determinants of malignancy using patient-derived tumor cells and cell biology, molecular biology, and biochemistry approaches.
1. Gujar AD, Le S, Mao DD, Dadey DYA, Turski, A, Sasaki Y, Aum D, Luo J, Dahiya S, Yuan L, Rich K, Milbrandt J, Hallahan DE, Yano H, Tran DD, Kim AH. A NAD+-dependent transcriptional program governs self-renewal and radiation resistance in glioblastoma. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 113(51):E8247-E8256.
2. Johanns TM, Fu Y, Kobayashi DK, Mei Y, Dunn IF, Mao DD, Kim AH, Dunn GP. High incidence of TERT mutation in brain tumor cell lines. Brain Tumor Pathol. 2016 33(3):222-7.
3. Huang J, Campian JL, Gujar AD, Tran DD, Lockhart AC, DeWees TA, Tsien CI, Kim AH. A phase I study to repurpose disulfiram in combination with temozolomide to treat newly diagnosed glioblastoma after chemoradiotherapy. J Neurooncol. 2016 Jun;128(2):259-66.
4. Mao DD, Gujar AD, Mahlokozera T, Chen I, Pan Y, Luo J, Brost T, Thompson EA, Turski A, Leuthardt EC, Dunn GP, Chicoine MR, Rich KM, Dowling JL, Zipfel GJ, Dacey RG, Achilefu S, Tran DD, Yano H, Kim AH. A CDC20-APC/SOX2 Signaling Axis Regulates Human Glioblastoma Stem-like Cells. Cell Rep. 2015 11(11):1809-21.
5. Aum, DJ, Kim, DH, Beaumont, TL, Leuthardt, EC, Dunn, GP, Kim, AH. Molecular and cellular heterogeneity: the hallmark of glioblastoma. Neurosurgical Focus. 2014 37(6):E11.
Washington University School of Medicine consistently ranks in the top 5 medical schools in the US and is home to many of the United States' top scientists and physicians. The Department of Neurological Surgery in particular has a rich tradition of clinical and scientific excellence and is highly collaborative with other Departments in the medical center.
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This position is eligible for full-time benefits.� Please visit our website at http://hr.wustl.edu to view a summary of benefits.
The hiring range for this position is commensurate with experience.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
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