The West Virginia University Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Institute is seeking applications for a Post-Doctoral Fellow who will be engaged in novel drug development/discoveries in brain tumors with eventual goal for clinical translation. Patients with aggressive brain tumors, both primary and secondary, have dismal outcomes with the current therapies. The overarching goal of our lab is bench-to-bedside therapeutic innovations in brain cancers.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Perform and conduct in vitro and in vivo experiments for the current and future projects on brain tumors.
Engage in clinical trials development process, discussion and brainstorming correlatives.
Will be mentored for grant writing, manuscript writing, and presentations at national/international conference.
Assume primary responsibility for the development of this research.
Grant writing; Manuscript writing
Mentoring in the lab
Presenting at national meetings
Seminar, conference, workshop attendance
Teaching (in the classroom)
CD38 and BCL2 - targeting immunotherapy in GBM.
GBM tumor issue banking
Doctoral research/PhD in U.S. or abroad
About WVU At West Virginia University, we pride ourselves on a tireless endeavor for achievement. We are home to some of the most passionate, innovative minds in the country who push their limits for the sake of progress, constantly moving the world forward. Our students, faculty and staff make this institution one of the best out there, and we are proud to stand as one voice, one university, one WVU. Find out more about your opportunities as a Mountaineer at http://hr.wvu.edu/.
West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Job Posting: Aug 2, 2019
Posting Classification: FE/AP
Exemption Status: Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 169982
About West Virginia University
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land-grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship and offers high-quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU statewide includes campuses in Beckley, Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg and Morgantown – which has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America. WVU is an R1 Doctoral Research University (Highest Research Activity), one of only 115 nationwide. WVU offers 212 degrees throughout the 14 colleges and schools. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy and forensics. WVU researchers have helped confirm the existence of gravitational waves and uncovered diesel vehicle emissions discrepancies. Statewide, there are over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide. WVU is reinventing West Virginia’s future by strengthening education, healthcare and broad-based prosperity.