Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research

Position ID:MIT-KochInstitute-PDAYAFFE22 [#22519]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate - Yaffe Lab
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Biology / Biology, Cell Biology
Appl Deadline: (posted 2022/08/29, listed until 2022/12/27)
Position Description:    

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POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE-YAFFE LAB, Koch Institute (KI) for Integrative Cancer Research, to work in the area of glioblastoma treatment through DNA damage signaling, protein kinases, R-loop dynamics, and genotoxic therapeutics. The work involves a combination of CRISPR-based high-throughput screens and follow-up analysis of specific signaling pathways, DNA repair, and tumor responsiveness using human GBM organoids and mouse models of brain cancer.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in cell signaling, DNA damage, cancer therapeutics, screening technologies, and/or systems biology who wishes to investigate the impact of cell signaling on cancer therapy while working with other passionate scientists in a collegial, project-driven laboratory.

In addition to professional development opportunities within the lab and exposure to a breadth of scientific disciplines, will also be able to take advantage of the vibrant scientific communities of MIT and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard.

The Yaffe lab believes that a diverse, inclusive, and collaborative team is essential for the success of their research program. Dr. Yaffe is an experienced mentor dedicated to helping his trainees cultivate professional development skills and success in their independent scientific careers.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin. MIT’s full policy on Nondiscrimination can be found here.

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