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Sunday, July 13, 2008

BioCapitol Career Fair: A Job Fair for the DC Metro Area

We are pleased to present the BioSpace Career Fair in BioCapital on Tuesday, September 30, 2008 at the Bethesda Marriott in Bethesda, MD.

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Postdoctoral Fellow - Oncology

MedImmune, LLC

Location: Gaithersburg, Maryland-Montgomery County 20878
Posted on: 2:20 PM, Wednesday, June 04, 2008
Position type: Full time
Job Code: 00865
Required education: Doctorate
Area(s) of expertise desired: Oncology

MedImmune, the global biologics unit of AstraZeneca, is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to join the cancer/stem cell platform to lead an independent project aimed at the characterization of modulators of stem cell self-renewal signaling pathways. The candidate will utilize state-of-the art technologies to validate targets in these pathways for oncology therapeutic purposes, particularly their relevance as cancer stem cell and/or drug resistance therapeutics. He/She will also be involved in the identification of new players in these pathways using various approaches including genomics, proteomics, and chemical biology

Requirements .
Prior experience with developmental pathway signaling and familiarity with primary tissue handling, FACS analysis and in vivo cancer models is highly desirable. Candidates must have excellent communication skills and publication records, and must be able to work in a highly collaborative environment. Candidates must have advanced at least one research project as evidenced by a first author paper published or accepted for publication. The position offers a unique opportunity for a talented scientist to work in a dynamic and innovative environment and to develop their career at the interface of basic research and drug discovery.

A recent Ph.D. in Molecular/Cell Biology as well as experience with molecular/cell biology techniques is required. Preference will be given to recent graduates but candidates with less than 2 years of postdoc experience will be considered.

If you are interested in this position, apply online at www.medimmune.appone.com and search for Req 00865

MedImmune, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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