Candidates with a DVM/VMD, and MD, and/or a PhD, and with evidence of previous research training will be considered. Experience in comparative medicine and animal surgery and a record of publication are required. Prior experience in cancer cell and molecular biology, genomics, pathology, immunology, and biochemistry are highly desirable.
About the Job
Post-doctoral Fellowship Position Open in Comparative Osteosarcoma
The successful candidate will be part of a comprehensive team studying osteosarcoma. The main focus of the project (>90%) will be to define the role of exosomes in establishing the metastatic niche. The project will include in vitro studies, in vivo xenotransplantation studies, genetic engineering and other conventional molecular, genetic, cellular, bioinformatics, and immunological approaches. Additional responsibilities (<10%) will be to provide mentorship for trainees and to contribute to studies on pathogenesis and therapeutic development for osteosarcoma and other canine cancers.
Funding: MAF fellowship
Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
About the Department
The Veterinary Clinical Sciences Department provides instruction to veterinary students, interns, residents, and graduate students and improves the health of companion animals by educating veterinarians, providing medical and surgical services, and generating new knowledge through clinical research.
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