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Open Postdoctoral position, faculty mentor Ramasamy Paulmurugan

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Faculty Sponsor (Last, First Name): 
Paulmurugan, Ramasamy
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How to Submit Application Materials: 

Rhea Lubrin Scott
Administrative Associate
Canary Center for Cancer Early Detection
Department of Radiology
Stanford School of Medicine
3155 Porter Drive, Palo Alto CA 94304

Two Postdoctoral Fellow research positions are available immediately in the Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford (MIPS)/Canary Center for Cancer Early Detection, Stanford University School of Medicine. Each successful candidate will join a proactive and dynamic research group focusing on molecular imaging, drug delivery, immune profiling of therapeutically altered tumor microenvironment in cancer, especially hepatocellular carcinoma, GBM and breast cancer, as well as SARS-CoV2 vaccine development. This position will be based in the Paulmurugan Lab (Cellular Pathway Imaging Laboratory-CPIL), working closely with the Massoud Lab (Laboratory of Experimental and Molecular Neuroimaging-LEMNI) in the Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford (MIPS). We are looking for industrious, motivated, ambitious, and highly qualified creative scientists, with excellent written and verbal communication skills. These positions are available to join an interdisciplinary research team that works on development and testing of novel translational applications in molecular imaging, cancer therapy, vaccines, and immunology. Areas of interest include chemistry, nanotechnology, drug delivery, imaging, vaccine development and immunology, and therapy evaluations for cancers and infectious diseases.
These positions will remain open until filled and are renewable on an annual basis. Salary will be determined based on the experience of the candidate and the University guidelines for Postdoctoral Fellows. 

Required Qualifications: 
  • The successful applicant must have an MD, PhD, or MD-PhD, with expertise in chemistry, nanoscience, molecular and cell biology, in vivo imaging, and vaccine deliveries.
  • Preference will also be given to candidates with a background in any of the following: chemistry, nanoparticle synthesis, translational cancer imaging, gene therapy, microRNA biology, vaccinology, and animal handling.
  • Successful applicants will have a track record of productive research and publications.
Required Application Materials: 
  • CV
  • Brief statement of interest and career goals
  • Name and contact information of three references


Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.