Postdoctoral Fellow- Radiation Oncology, Molecular Therapeutics

Staff Name: 
C. Norman Coleman, M.D.
Radiation Oncology Branch
Research Area Keywords: 

Radiation Oncology, Molecular Therapeutics, Epigenetics

Position Description: 

Post-doctoral position is available in Experimental Therapeutics Section. Our laboratory focuses on radiation-induced molecular targets that can be utilized with molecular targeted drug (or immuno-) therapy to enhance the efficacy of radiation therapy. An overarching concept is the exploitation of radiation therapy and the advanced technology now available as 'focused biology' wherein radiation is described by the molecular events produced rather in addition to the dose in Gray. One area of interest is short- and long-term adaptations of tumor cells after single dose and fractionated radiation, including gene expression, epigenetic changes and pathway activity to define targets. This project relates to our laboratory’s radiation-inducible biomarker project and we collaborate with others in Radiation Oncology and Radiation Biology Branches.


1. Assists in designing, developing, executing, and implementing scientific research and/or development.
2. Generates and analyzes data using bioinformatics software. Provides rationale for experiments and data interpretation
3. Investigates the feasibility of applying a wide variety of scientific principles and theories to potential inventions and products.
4. Performs specialized laboratory research utilizing appropriate experimental protocols 
5. Collects and handles samples and keeps detailed records of experiments.
6. Assists with the preparation of data for presentations at scientific meetings and for publication in journals.

Number of Positions: 
C.V. Required: 
Number of References Required: 
Experience Required: 
Ph.D. and less than 5 years of postdoctoral experience in a related field; knowledge of radiation biology and molecular biology.
How To Apply: 

Please submit a cover letter, CV including bibliography, and contact information for 3 references to Dr. Moly J Aryankalayil, Experimental Therapeutics Section, Radiation Oncology Branch, CCR, NCI, NIH. Email:

Contact Name: 
Moly Aryankalayil
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