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Open Postdoctoral position, faculty mentor Richard Frock

Important Info

Faculty Sponsor (Last, First Name): 
Frock, Richard
Department Name: 
Radiation Oncology
Postdoc Appointment Term: 
The position appointment term will be for 1 year and can be renewable on an annual basis based on performance. Salary will be determined based on applicant experience and in accordance with University guidelines for Postdoctoral Fellows.
Appointment Start Date: 
How to Submit Application Materials: 

Interested applicants should e-mail Melissa Wong at

The Frock laboratory in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Stanford University is recruiting talented Postdoctoral Fellows with a strong interest in mechanisms of DNA double-stranded break (DSB) repair and chromosome translocations.  We employ a high-throughput genome-wide translocation sequencing technology, LAM-HTGTS, using Cas9/gRNA endonucleases in developing lymphocyte model systems.  This position is ideal for candidates with experience in cell culture and molecular biology and for those seeking to strengthen their expertise in genome editing methodologies, DNA sequence bioinformatics, and DNA DSB repair topics.

Required Qualifications: 

• PhD in Genetics, Cancer Biology, Biophysics, Biochemistry, or relevant discipline. 
• Productive record of research and publication.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Capable of working effectively with collaborators.

Required Application Materials: 

1) Cover letter
2) Current CV with publication list
3) Statement (1 page max) of research experience, future goals, and interests in DNA repair


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.