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Postdoctoral Scholar - Urologic Oncology - Department of Urology

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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Urology

Title: Postdoctoral Scholar - Urologic Oncology - Department of Urology

Position Details

Position Description

A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Ming Lam in the Department of Urology at the University of Washington. The candidate will lead projects investigating tumor and its microenvironment in prostate and bladder cancers. The candidate will conduct independent research and collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of biostatisticians, clinicians and researchers. The work will involve working with clinical specimens and human xenografts, transcriptome and genome analysis, tissue culture, knockdown and overexpression studies, immunohistochemistry, and molecular biology. Research experience in the field of prostate and/or cancer biology is highly desired.

To be successful in this project, you must be highly motivated, be an independent and critical thinker while working as part of a team, possess excellent communication, and data presentation skills. Working well in a team environment is critical. Funding is available for a multi-year appointment with appointments renewed annually based on performance. Salary is based on the terms of the collective bargaining agreement which regulates this position.

The anticipated start date is Summer or Fall 2022. This is a full-time position on an annual, 12-month appointment (July 1- June 30). This position is available for annual renewal for a maximum of up to five years in the Postdoctoral Scholar title.

Postdoctoral scholars are represented by UAW 4121 and are subject to the collective bargaining agreement, unless agreed exclusion criteria apply. For more information, please visit the University of Washington Labor Relations website:


Desired candidate will have a relevant MD or PhD degree (or foreign equivalent) in molecular biology, genetics, genomics, oncology, or relevant field. Research experience in bioinformatics and animal models will be advantageous. Strong analytical, writing, communication and problem-solving skills are preferred. Individuals with less than five (5) years of postdoc experience are eligible for this position.


To be considered for this position, apply using the provided "Apply Now" link.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment and timeline, please contact:

Hung-Ming Lam, Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor
Department of Urology
Box 358055
University of Washington
850 Republican Street
Seattle WA 98109


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