Postdoctoral Research Fellow

A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available in the Cancer Biology Department of the Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute for an enthusiastic and self-motivated recent Ph.D. graduate or 1st year Postdoctoral Fellow to study the therapeutic potential of discrete mechanisms of androgen action in prostate cancer. The NIH- and DOD-funded research program in prostate cancer aims to exploit the molecular mechanisms by which androgen receptor controls expression of genes that drive prostate cancer progression to develop novel, prostate cancer-specific forms of androgen deprivation therapy. For information regarding the postdoctoral training program, candidates are directed to Candidates should have a strong background in molecular and cellular biology, biochemistry and human tissue culture techniques and be committed to the development of a dynamic career in science. Preferred candidates have a background in integrated cancer biology approaches, have previous experience with systems biology, and function well in a multidisciplinary team to ascertain the clinical applicability of bench results. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or be in defense of thesis at the time of application, and should demonstrate proficiency in English speaking and writing skills.  The Institute provides a dynamic and interactive scientific environment with state-of-the-art laboratories and Research Core facilities.  Interested candidates should send a cv, description of research interests, technical skills, past projects and publications, and contact information for three references to Dr. Hannelore Heemers (

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