Title: 306-NN_FACULTY - Postdoctoral Research Associate
Business Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate | Wu Laboratory
Location: WSU SPOKANE CAMPUS
Employee Type: Faculty (+) (Fixed Term)
Job Family: Faculty - Academic - Not OT Eligible
Summary of Duties: A postdoctoral fellow position is available in Pharmaceutical Sciences at Washington State University Spokane with Dr. Boyang (Jason) Wu. The research will be focused on molecular/cellular and preclinical studies on 1) understanding of androgenic and neural signaling and their contributions to therapy resistance and lineage plasticity in advanced prostate cancer, and 2) characterizing the microenvironmental effect on prostate cancer growth, progression, metastasis and response to antiandrogen and immuno- therapies. For related work of our laboratory please see the following link: https://pharmacy.wsu.edu/directory/boyang-jason-wu/
Candidates should have a recent Ph.D. degree in Cancer Biology, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology/Pharmaceutical Sciences, or a related field, with a proven track record of creativity and productivity.
Candidates are expected to be self-motivated and have strong oral/written communication skills.
Previous experience with xenograft mouse models of human cancers, especially prostate cancer, bioinformatic data mining, and cancer immunology, is highly desired.
Area/College: College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Department: Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Wu Laboratory
In accordance with RCW 49.58.110, the above salary reflects the full salary range for this position. Individual placement within the range is based on the candidate's current experience, education, skills, and abilities related to the position or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination.
Temporary End Date: This is a temporary position expected to end on December 31, 2023. Renewal is dependent on the need for extension and/or if additional funding is secured to extend employment.
Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need. A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.
Screening Begin Date: November 16, 2022
Special Instructions for Applicants:
As part of the recruitment process, please be prepared to submit the following documents:
1) a current curriculum vitae; and 2) a cover letter addressing your professional goals.
Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application.
The screening of application materials will begin on November 16, 2022 and continue until a suitable candidate has been identified.
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
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