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Postdoc fellows for cancer and neurooncology research
The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio
Date Posted 01/19/2021
Employment Type Full-time
Application Deadline Open until filled


    • Doctorate (Preferred)

    • Research Experience: 1 year (Preferred)

Full Job Description

Postdoctoral Researcher position is available at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Research Focus and Summary of Position:

The Olmez lab (PI: Dr. Inan Olmez at OSU) is looking for a highly self-motivated postdoctoral researchers to study primary and metastatic brain tumors.

We recently received funding from the Department of Defense to study the interaction between neurons and cancer cells, and how this interaction leads to brain metastasis. The researcher will work on primary human breast and lung cancer and intracranial xenograft mouse models. Those with experience in cancer biology are encouraged to apply. Previous experience in breast and lung cancer metastasis is preferred but not required.

The second researcher will work on brain tumor related projects with emphases on identifying novel resistance pathways and therapeutic targets with particular attention to tumor-microenvironment interactions. The researcher will work on primary human GBM cell lines and intracranial xenograft mouse models. Those with experience in cancer biology are encouraged to apply. Previous experience in brain tumor and proteomics research is preferred but not required.

In addition to adopting, implementing and developing laboratory methods, the researchers are expected to participate in grant writing and train staff in basic and advanced laboratory techniques.

The Olmez lab has access to all the shared resources to assist with experiments, including but not limited to Biostatistics, Microscopy, Pathology, Medicinal Chemistry, Genomics and Proteomics.

Candidates should have a recent PhD and/or MD degree in biomedical sciences. Ideal candidates are highly-motivated, creative, hard working, independent, well-organized, and capable of multitasking individuals with excellent communication and writing skills. Record of scientific achievements is preferred.

Qualified applicants should send an email with a cover letter, CV, and contact information of 3 references directly to Dr. Inan Olmez. Please indicate postdoc application in the title of the email.

The Ohio State University offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits, participation in workshops and conferences, high quality Shared Resources, and many opportunities for continued professional development.
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $35.00 - $54.00 per hour


  • Health insurance


  • Monday to Friday


  • Doctorate (Preferred)


  • Research Experience: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location
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