Postdoctoral Fellow in Cancer Biology and Imaging

Boston University
Boston , Massachusetts, United States
23 Sep 2016
End of advertisement period
23 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

We are seeking a highly motivated recent PhD for a joint project led by Dr. Darren Roblyer in the Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, and Dr. David Waxman in the Dept. of Biology at Boston University. The successful candidate will work on a Dept. of Defense (DOD) sponsored project to develop new chemotherapeutic and immunotherapy-based treatment strategies to improve tumor responses and limit treatment resistance. Prior experience with mouse oncology models and demonstrated skillsets in tissue culture, immunohistochemistry and small animal handling are highly desired. Experience and interest in intravital imaging with multi-photon and diffuse optical technologies is a plus. 

Required Skills

The successful applicant will have a strong publication record in preclinical oncology or related areas, excellent oral and written communication skills, and ability to work in a highly collaborative setting with biologists and engineers. For more information about our research: and To apply, send brief cover letter, CV and contact information for three scientists familiar with your work to with “Roblyer Lab” in the subject line. The initial appointment is for one year with the possibility of annual renewal.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.