Post Doctoral Associate [Med-Radiation Oncology - (23005839)]

University of Pittsburgh

Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh

Job posting number: #7191421 (Ref:23005839)

Posted: November 4, 2023

Job Description


A Postdoctoral Associate position in Radiation Oncology is available in the laboratories of Drs. Joel Greenberger and Michael Epperly at the University of Pittsburgh, Department of Radiation Oncology, and UPMC Hillman Cancer Center. This position is available for highly motivated candidates under the direct supervision of a Faculty Scientist working on a variety of projects dealing with the acute and chronic effects of ionizing irradiation on small animals. Funding for this position is expected to be available for 2 years.

Projects may include:

·         Protective role of genetically engineered (second-generation) probiotics delivering IL-22, IFN-β, and other gene products.

·         Role of Senescent cells in cancer and other diseases.

·         The radiobiology of Fanconi Anemia mice with DNA repair defects.

·         Role of novel tyrosine kinases in the mechanism of radiation pulmonary fibrosis in mouse models.



The candidate must have a recently awarded Ph.D. degree, M.D. degree, or equivalent in the field of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Biochemistry, Biology, Genetics, Biomedical Engineering, Pharmacology, or related specialty.


The University of Pittsburgh is committed to championing all aspects of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility within our community. This commitment is a fundamental value of the University and is crucial in helping us advance our mission, which includes attracting and retaining diverse workforces. We will continue to create and maintain an environment that allows individuals to discover, belong, contribute, and grow, while honoring the experiences, perspectives, and unique identities of all.


The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.


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Job posting number:#7191421 (Ref:23005839)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:University of Pittsburgh
United States
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