Employment Opportunities

Research description: The Munster laboratory is recruiting two postdoctoral fellows. One to develop new approaches to treat BRCA-like cancers by targeting the cells epigenetic apparatus. This postdoctoral fellow will utilize epigenetic approaches to target hereditary breast cancers caused by mutations in BRCA or BRCA-like genes. The second will work to develop a novel technology for the local delivery of hormonal therapy for the treatment of breast and prostate cancer.

Requirements: Applicants should have a PhD and a strong background in a field relevant to the goals of this project. Applicants should have experience working with mammalian cells and be proficient in various biochemical and molecular biological techniques. The candidate should be able to independently design and execute in vitro, ex vivo, and in vivo studies. Experience working with mice is particularly desirable. Applicants interested in the project to develop a novel technology to deliver hormonal therapy locally preferably will have experience with PK evaluation and drug quantification using mass spectrometry.  Applicants must be fluent in spoken and written English.

Begin and End Dates: Positions are available immediately.

We are located at the Helen Diller Cancer Center at the Mission Bay campus of the University of California, San Francisco. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and CV to munsterlaboratory@gmail.com.