Job Code/Title PD - Post Doctoral
Position Number P00001
Working Title Postdoctoral Fellow (FuLab)
Department Human & Molecular Genetics
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Recruitment Pool All Applicants
Anticipated Hiring Range starting at $53,760.00
Campus MCV Campus
Position Type Post Doc
Normal work days M-F
Normal work hours 8a-5p
Job Category Research
Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health
Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? Yes
Is any portion of this position grant-funded? Yes - Continuation of this
position depends on funding of the grant.
Sensitive Position Yes- A pre-employment fingerprint background check will
Resource Critical No
Description of the Job
A postdoctoral position is immediately available in the laboratory of Dr.
Zheng Fu in the Department of Human and Molecular Genetics and the Institute
of Molecular Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), School of
Medicine. The main research focus in Dr. Fu's laboratory is to elucidate the
molecular mechanisms of cell cycle control and genomic stability maintenance.
The ongoing studies in the laboratory also focus on defining molecular
determinants of hormone-refractory prostate cancer. The aims are to understand
how deregulation of these physiological processes contributes to
carcinogenesis and tumor progression and to ultimately apply the findings to
the development of novel, improved, and targeted cancer therapies ( Cancer
Research 81: 1293; Cell Reports 28:2147; Elife 5: e10734; Nat Cell
Biol. 10:1076; J Clin Invest. 119:2714).
Dr. Fu's laboratory is seeking highly qualified, dedicated individuals with a
commitment to research excellence. The successful candidate should have a PhD
or MD degree with a strong background in molecular biology, molecular
genetics, cell biology, biochemistry, and/or cancer biology. Research
experience in animal models would be an advantage. The candidates must also
have strong organizational, written, and verbal communication skills in
Candidates are preferred with a Ph.D. degree in biochemistry, molecular
biology, molecular genetics, cell biology and caner biology, and with
experience in the areas of protein modification, transcriptional control,
protein-protein interactions, and animal modeling.
Job Open Date 09/09/2021
Remove from posting on or before
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Interested candidates should complete the online application including a brief
cover letter indicating their research interests, experience and career goals,
CV, and contact information for three references.
Health and Dental Insurance will be provided for the successful candidate.
Quick Link https: // www. vcujobs.com/postings/109692
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Optional & Required Documents
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Reference Letter - 1
Reference Letter - 2
Reference Letter - 3