Postdoctoral Fellow - Developmental Biology, Signal transduction

Staff Name: 
Ira O. Daar, Ph.D.
Cancer and Developmental Biology Laboratory
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Developmental Biology, Signal transduction

Position Description: 

The Center for Cancer Research (CCR) is working to solve the most pressing problems in the field through basic, translational and clinical cancer research to create the cancer medicines of tomorrow and is dedicated to preparing the next generation of cancer researchers. Read more about CCR, the benefits of working at CCR and hear from our staff on their CCR experiences.

The NCI CCR is dedicated to preparing the next generation of cancer researchers and offers a training environment that is second-to-none in quality of science and mentoring by outstanding principal investigators, including nine members of the National Academy of Science and eight members of the National Academy of Medicine. CCR offers fellows access to cutting-edge technologies and cores, a highly collaborative environment, awards and research forums to recognize outstanding post docs, continuous scientific symposia and lectures featuring leading researchers, a strong commitment to translational research, and a vibrant clinical research program housed in the world’s largest dedicated research hospital, the NIH Clinical Center.

A postdoctoral position is available in 2020 to study the role of Eph receptors, ephrin ligands, and Wnt signaling pathways in cell movement and morphogenesis (e.g. Lee et al., J. Cell Biol. 218:2659-2676, 2019; Yoon et al., Nature Comm. 9:3491, 2018; Cho et al., Oncogene 37:861-872, 2018). A combination of molecular, cell biological, and biochemical techniques are applied in the amphibian developmental and mammalian culture systems. Please visit our website for more information:

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A strong background in molecular, cellular, or developmental biology is required. Interested candidates should have a Ph.D. and/or an M.D. and have less than 5 years postdoctoral experience. 

Additional Information: 

Our laboratory is located at the NCI-Frederick campus and offers state-of-the-art facilities in an exciting environment for postdoctoral research. The NCI offers competitive postdoctoral stipends. Fellows from abroad would receive a J1 visa.

How To Apply: 

Please send your CV, and contact information for three references to

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Ira Daar
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