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POSTDOC ASSOCIATE (Fox Chase Cancer Center - N. Johnson Lab)

Company: Temple University Health System, Inc.
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: November 26, 2022

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Job Description - POSTDOC ASSOCIATE (Fox Chase Cancer Center - N. Johnson Lab) (215455) POSTDOC ASSOCIATE (Fox Chase Cancer Center - N. Johnson Lab) - ( 215455 ) Fox Chase Cancer Center (FCCC) is a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of only 41 centers in the country to qualify for this highest level of designation. As a result, Fox Chase physicians and researchers are frequently involved in setting new guidelines for breakthrough medicine and comprehensive care. FCCC is well known for its' groundbreaking research and is home to two Nobel laureates and a Kyoto Prize winner. -A Postdoctoral position is immediately available in the laboratory of Dr. Neil Johnson in the Molecular Therapeutics Program. Our aim is to understand how common cancer-causing mutations in DNA repair genes influence protein function and DNA damage signaling pathways. Ultimately, we will define how mutations in DNA repair genes impact tumor response to anti-cancer therapeutics. Our overarching goal is to develop biomarkers that predict tumor response to standard DNA damaging agent chemotherapies as well as novel DNA repair inhibitors. -Research involves extensive mammalian tissue culture, molecular biology and mouse models of cancer. We are particularly interested in candidates with previous experience in mouse genetics and DNA repair biology. Qualified candidates must be highly dedicated, enthusiastic and prepared to work the necessary hours required to develop a successful and highly productive research career. Strong background in mammalian tissue culture and molecular biology are required. We are considering candidates holding a Ph.D. degree with less than 1-year postdoctoral experience only. Candidates interested in the position should send curriculum vitae, a brief description of research experience, and names of three references to Dr. Neil Johnson (Email: Tomorrow is Here!
Temple Health is a dynamic network of outstanding hospitals, specialty centers, and physician practices that is advancing the fight against disease, pushing the boundaries of medical science, and educating future healthcare professionals. Temple Health consists of Temple University Hospital (TUH), Fox Chase Cancer Center, TUH-Jeanes Campus, TUH-Episcopal Campus, TUH-Northeastern Campus, Temple Physicians, Inc., and Temple Transport Team. Temple Health is proudly affiliated with the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University.To support this mission, Temple University Health System is continuously recruiting top talent to join its diverse, 10,000 strong workforce that fosters a healthy, safe and productive environment for its patients, visitors, students and colleagues alike. At Temple Health, your tomorrow is here!Your Tomorrow is Here!As one of the first cancer hospitals in the country, Fox Chase Cancer Center has been a national leader in cancer treatment, research, and prevention for more than 100 years. Fox Chase Cancer Center, part of the Temple University Health System, is committed to providing the best treatment options for our patients, and delivering that care with compassion.At Fox Chase, we consider defeating cancer to be our calling. Our unique culture allows employees to work collaboratively with a single, shared focus, regardless of which department they're in.It's essential for us to recruit not only the best talent in hospital care, but hire well-qualified prospective employees who are committed to serving our patients with the passion and excellence for which Fox Chase is known. Apply today to be part of the future of prevailing over cancer.

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  • TUHS Vendor Policies & Procedures If you have difficulty signing in, click Forgot User Name or Password link on the Login page.For additional assistance completing your application, please contact the Help Desk at (215) 707-7008. -Temple University Health System, Inc. Philadelphia, PA. All Rights Reserved.Temple Health refers to the health, education and research activities carried out by the affiliatesof Temple University Health System (TUHS) and by the Lewis Katz School of Medicine atTemple University. TUHS neither provides nor controls the provision of health care.All health care is provided by its member organizations or independent health care providersaffiliated with TUHS member organizations. Each TUHS member organization is owned and operatedpursuant to its governing documents.

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