Postdoctoral Associate (Fox Chase Cancer Center)

Postdoctoral Associate

The translational cancer prevention laboratory of Margie Clapper, PhD at Fox Chase Cancer Center

Job description:
The translational cancer prevention laboratory of Margie Clapper, PhD is seeking a motivated postdoctoral associate to perform cutting-edge cancer research. Candidates will participate in the development of novel agents for the early interception of cancer, as part of the new NCI Cancer Prevention Interception Targeted Agent Discovery Program (CAP-IT) at Fox Chase Cancer Center. Projects focus on targeting early oncogenic events, including mutation of the TP53 gene, in subjects with a hereditary predisposition for cancer.

All projects are translational in focus, employing cell culture, genetically-engineered mouse models, and human tissue specimens. Eligible candidates, with solid experience in animal modeling and molecular biology, will have an opportunity to learn state-of-the-art molecular techniques and collaborate with an experienced multidisciplinary team of cancer prevention researchers and clinical investigators. The lab is a Prime Contractor of the Division of Cancer Prevention, NCI and has a long track record of continuous NCI funding.

Training Environment:
As one of the four original cancer centers to receive comprehensive designation from the National Cancer Institute, Fox Chase Cancer Center has been at the forefront of cancer research for almost 90 years. The Center is the home to excellent research facilities, top clinicians and scientists, and outstanding patient care. Our singular focus on cancer, which combines discovery science with state-of-the-art clinical care and population health, remains the foundation of our work.

Please contact Dr. Clapper, Margie with a subject “CAP-IT FCCC postdoc”.