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Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Date Posted Nov. 10, 2020
Title Postdoctoral Fellow
University University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Department Hillman Cancer Center
Application Deadline Dec. 31, 2020
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Biomedical Sciences
    Biology - Molecular
    Biology - General
    Sciences - General

Postdoctoral position available at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Hillman Cancer Center

A Postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Shou-Jiang (SJ) Gao at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center / University of Pittsburgh for a newly graduated, innovative, highly independent and motivated candidate to study molecular mechanism of cancer including those caused by viral infections. Research directions include metabolism, epitranscriptomics, epigenetics, innate immunity, immunotherapy, development of cancer models, and identification of cancer vulnerable targets and new therapeutic agents. The Hillman Cancer Center has a dynamic interactive environment and world-class investigators in cancer biology, virology, immunology and genomics. Applicants should have an excellent track-record with peer-reviewed publications, and possess a PhD, MD or equivalent degree. Candidates with relevant experiences are preferred. Please send CV and names of three references to Dr. Shou-Jiang Gao via e-mail at

Located in the city of Pittsburgh (routinely ranked as one of the top most livable and affordable U.S. cities), Hillman is an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center with over 300 members; seven research programs in basic, translational, clinical, and population sciences; ten shared resources that receive funding from our NCI Cancer Center Support Grant; and a 2019 institutional funding base of nearly $121 million. In 2019, the University of Pittsburgh ranked #6 in overall NIH funding.  Hillman Cancer Center provides unique opportunities to collaborate with clinical and translational research programs involved in cancer patient care.

  • The University of Pittsburgh is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

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Contact Information

  • Dr. Shou-Jiang Gao
    Hillman Cancer Center
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
    UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
    Pittsburgh, PA 15213


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