Research Fellow in Hematology/Oncology

Michigan, United States
18 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
21 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

How to Apply

A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

A postdoctoral position is available immediately for highly-motivated individuals interested in studying the relationship between inflammation, the gut microbiota, and cancer. In particular, our work is focused on understanding how interactions between the host immune system and the gut microbiota regulate the development of inflammation and cancer using mouse models and human samples.

Required Qualifications*

An M.D. or Ph.D. in a biological science discipline is required. The successful candidate should be fluent in written and spoken English. Experience with mice, proficiency in cellular/molecular biology/immunological techniques, and a solid background in tumor biology, immunology and/or molecular biology/biochemistry are preferred. Ability to perform high throughput data analyses is a plus. Candidates are expected to conduct research independently under the supervision of the PI.

Qualified and interested individuals should send CV with references and a brief description of research interests, experience, and career goals to Dr. Grace Chen (, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan.

Background Screening

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Mission Statement

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Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.