Postdoctoral Associate – Cancer Biology Research, Stony Brook University

Post-Doctoral Fellowship Position at USA, Ozbolat Laboratory at Penn State

Postdoctoral Associate – Cancer Biology: Join the Yang Laboratory at Stony Brook University’s Department of Pathology and Cancer Center to advance groundbreaking research in cancer biology. We are seeking a motivated Postdoctoral Associate to contribute to the investigation of RIPK2’s role in prostate cancer metastasis and immune evasion. This is a unique opportunity to collaborate on a well-funded project that has the potential to revolutionize cancer therapeutics.

Designation: Postdoctoral Associate

Research Area: Cancer Biology

Location: Stony Brook University, Department of Pathology, Stony Brook Cancer Center, New York, USA


  • Doctoral Degree (or foreign equivalent) in Molecular or Cell Biology or related field by August 15th, 2023
  • Proficiency in experimental design, mammalian cell culture, drug treatment, western blotting, data analysis, and result reporting

Job Description: The Postdoctoral Associate will:

  • Work under the guidance of Principal Investigator Dr. Wei Yang
  • Participate in multi-level proteomics research to understand and combat cancer metastasis
  • Investigate the roles and mechanisms of RIPK2 in prostate cancer metastasis and immune evasion
  • Identify upstream regulators and downstream signaling pathways of RIPK2
  • Contribute to the development of therapeutic strategies targeting RIPK2
  • Conduct experiments, collect and analyze data, and perform literature searches
  • Assist in manuscript writing and potentially grant writing
  • Maintain lab equipment, order supplies, and assist in lab management
  • Attend scientific conferences and meetings as required

How to Apply: Interested candidates are requested to submit the following documents via the online application portal:

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover letter highlighting relevant experience and interest in the role

Last Date for Apply: Rolling applications, position open until filled

Table: Job Details

Job TitlePostdoctoral Associate – Cancer Biology Research
Research AreaCancer Biology
LocationStony Brook University, New York, USA
EligibilityDoctoral Degree in Molecular/Cell Biology or related field by August 15th, 2023
Preferred QualificationsStrong experience in cancer biology and mouse experiments
DutiesConduct research in cancer biology, data collection and analysis, manuscript preparation, lab maintenance
Special NotesEmployment subject to Research Foundation policies, FLSA exempt
How to ApplySubmit Resume/CV and cover letter via online application
Last Date for ApplyRolling applications, position open until filled

Stony Brook University is committed to fostering diversity and inclusivity in its learning and working environment. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of background. This is your chance to contribute to groundbreaking research in cancer biology and make a lasting impact on cancer patients’ lives. Join us on this exciting journey of discovery.



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