Postdoctoral Fellow - Signaling, stem cells

Staff Name: 
Ramiro Iglesias-Bartolome, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Biology
Research Area Keywords: 

Skin, GPCR, cAMP, GNAS, PKA, BCC, SCC, signaling, stem cells

Position Description: 

A Postdoctoral Fellow research position is available in Dr. Ramiro Iglesias-Bartolome's group in the Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Biology, Center for Cancer Research (CCR), National Cancer Institute (NCI). The position is available starting mid-2020. Our laboratory research focuses on elucidating the signaling mechanisms that control and drive tissue-specific stem cell self-renewal and differentiation and their connections to tumor initiation and growth. Qualified applicants will study signaling events in epithelial stem cell fate decisions and cancer by using mouse and cell line models and single cell RNA-seq. The candidate will have access to state-of-the-art genomic, proteomic and imaging technologies.

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.

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.

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Experience Required: 

Postdoctoral applicants should have a doctoral degree within the last 2 years with a solid background in cell biology, molecular biology, or similar field. Previous experience in mouse models, skin biology, cell signaling, cancer biology or bioinformatics is desirable. Candidates should be comfortable using mice as a model system.

Additional Information: 

Bethesda, located adjacent to Washington, D.C., is an urban core of Montgomery County, MD. Bethesda is one of the most affluent and highly educated communities in the United States. Living in Bethesda offers residents a suburban feel with a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks.

How To Apply: 

Submit a cover letter with a research statement indicating areas of expertise, CV, and contact information for 2 or more references. Submit by email to Dr. Ramiro Iglesias-Bartolome ( In the email subject please indicate “Postdoc application” to ensure proper attention. Website:

Contact Name: 
Ramiro Iglesias-Bartolome
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