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Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Discovery Oncology, Yauch Lab

South San Francisco
California, United States of America

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The Position

We are seeking a highly motivated and independent postdoctoral research fellow to work in the area of cancer cell biology within the Discovery Oncology department. Research projects in our lab would be focused on the identification and functional characterization of novel genes that are necessary for cancer cell viability.  Candidates will have access to state-of-the-art proteomic, genomic profiling and genetic engineering facilities to aid in their research.   


The successful candidate will have a PhD in the life sciences, accompanied by a productive track record that should include first-author publications in high-quality journals. Prior experience in cancer cell biology is a plus. Candidates should be proficient in basic molecular biology, biochemistry and protein chemistry skills, including gene manipulation approaches such as RNAi and/or CRISPR. Computational skills to enable analysis of high dimensional data are highly desirable. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.   

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