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Post-Doctoral Research Fellow - Radiation Oncology- Lab of Dr. Erik Blomain

Company: Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

The Blomain Laboratory is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to conduct original laboratory research as part of our research program studying cancer biology and therapy with a special focus on radiotherapy. The ideal candidate would have extensive laboratory bench experience (with associated impactful publications) in the fields of cell biology, cell signaling, and molecular biology in relevant preclinical models (in vitro, in vivo, and ex vivo) of cancer biology. Additional experience in bioinformatics and computational biology preferred but not required. Dr. Blomain himself is a physician scientist in the department of Radiation Oncology with over a decade of experience in translational cancer research, clinical medicine, and mentorship. Applicant would be joining a fully equipped laboratory that is actively involved in training graduate students and is supported by a full-time staff computational biologist. The Blomain lab is part of a larger collaborative work environment with multiple co-investigators (see "Collaborators" link on lab website) which allows for collaboration with a diverse set of scientific backgrounds and expertise as well as ample opportunities for mentorship and career development.

Closing Statement

Jefferson includes Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, a dynamic university and health system with broad reach across the Delaware Valley. Jefferson is the second largest employer in Philadelphia and the largest health system in Philadelphia based on total licensed beds.

Through the merger of Thomas Jefferson University and Philadelphia University in 2017, our University includes ten colleges and four schools. We are an NCAA Division II university and an R2 national doctoral university offering undergraduate and graduate-level programs that provide students with a forward-thinking education in architecture, business, design, engineering, fashion and textiles, health, medicine and social science.

Jefferson Health, the clinical arm of Thomas Jefferson University, has grown from a three-hospital academic health center in 2015, to an 18-hospital health system through mergers and combinations that include hospitals at Abington Health, Aria Health, Kennedy Health, Magee Rehabilitation and Einstein Healthcare Network. We have over 50 outpatient and urgent care centers; ten Magnet --designated hospitals (recognized by the ANCC for nursing excellence); the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (one of only 70 in the country and one of only two in the region); and one of the largest faculty-based telehealth networks in the country. In 2021, Jefferson Health became the sole owner of HealthPartners Plan, a not-for-profit health maintenance organization in Southeastern Pennsylvania. We are the first health system regionally to create an aligned payer-provider partnership.

Jefferson's mission, vision and values create an organization that attracts the best and the brightest students, faculty, staff, and healthcare professionals, as well as the most visionary leaders to drive exceptional results.

  • OUR MISSION: We improve lives.
  • OUR VISION: Reimagining health, education and discovery to create unparalleled value
  • OUR VALUES: Put People First, Be Bold & Think Differently and Do the Right Thing
    As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.

Keywords: Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health, Philadelphia , Post-Doctoral Research Fellow - Radiation Oncology- Lab of Dr. Erik Blomain, Healthcare , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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