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Open Postdoctoral position, faculty mentor Electron Kebebew, MD

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Faculty Sponsor (Last, First Name): 
Kebebew, Electron
Stanford Departments and Centers: 
Surg: General Surgery
Appointment Start Date: 
How to Submit Application Materials: 

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Does this position pay above the required minimum?: 
Yes. The expected base pay range for this position is listed in Pay Range field. The pay offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors including (but not limited to) the qualifications of the selected candidate, budget availability, and internal equity.
Pay Range: 

Postdoctoral Scholar position available for highly motivated candidates to join the Department of Surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine starting in March 2022 to learn and train in cancer biology and translational research using human biospecimens, and in vitro and in vivo models of cancer.

Required Qualifications: 
  • Ph.D. degree is required with background in molecular and/or cellular biology and experience with genomics, or bioinformatics/computational biology preferred.
  • Prior training or degree received from US/UK/Canadian academic institutions or other equivalent institutions required.
  • Relevant prior hands-on experience in state-of-the-art methods such as Next Generation Sequencing (RNASeq, etc.) and its data analysis, array-based miRNA/gene expression analysis, and non-coding RNA work will be given preference
  • Must possess excellent writing and communication skills, a solid record of peer-reviewed publications, commitment to drive scientific projects, motivation for high impact, high-quality research, ability to work closely with an interdisciplinary research team.
  • Applicants must be able to learn and develop new skills as required for the studies.
  • Ability to work independently is expected.
Required Application Materials: 
  • Cover letter
  • Current CV with publication list
  • Contact information for 3 references


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