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Postdoctoral Position in Hematology-Oncology – Spellman Lab 2023-2024

Position overview

Salary range: See Table 23 [https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2023-24/oct-2023-acad-salary-scales/t23.pdf]. A reasonable estimate for this position is $64,480 - $77,327.

Application Window

Open date: February 6, 2024

Next review date: Saturday, Jun 1, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Jun 28, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Spellman lab in the Departments of Medicine and Human Genetics at UCLA is recruiting talented postdoctoral fellows with an interest in modern human cancer genetics ranging from chromosome manipulations, to genomic data analysis, to population health studies. The Spellman lab is part of the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Institute of Precision Health at UCLA and is also a member of collaborative groups such as the NCI’s Genome Data Analysis Network and the Inherited Cancer Syndrome Collaborative. The Spellman lab has substantial resources for projects involving cancer genome sequencing, large data analysis, and population genetics.

Outstanding postdoctoral fellows with interests in these areas should apply with a 500 word description of the types of research they are most excited in pursuing that falls within the broad field of human cancer genetics. Outstanding postdoctoral candidates with strong visions for their work will be well supported.

A Ph.D. in Genetics, Bioinformatics, or Computational Biology is required.

Responsibilities: Develop and lead an outstanding research endeavor focused on the field of cancer genetics.

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Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

A Ph.D. in Genetics, Bioinformatics, or Computational Biology is required.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research - Outstanding postdoctoral fellows with interests in these areas should apply with a 500 word description of the types of research they are most excited in pursuing that falls within the broad field of human cancer genetics.

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our EDI Statement FAQ document.

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF09164

Help contact: roxanaflores@mednet.ucla.edu

About UCLA

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Job location

Los Angeles, CA