Post Doctoral Researcher

The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center

Columbus, OH

ID: 7057033 (Ref.No. 448459)
Posted: April 17, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio is the only academic medical center in Central Ohio and ranked as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” by U.S. News and World Report for 20 consecutive years! We are committed to comprehensive patient care, high caliber research and innovative medical education for medical students, post-doctoral trainees and professional colleagues.

The OSUCCC – James is the only cancer program in the United States that features a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated comprehensive cancer center aligned with a nationally ranked academic medical center and a freestanding cancer hospital on the campus of one of the nation’s largest public universities.Research Focus and
Summary of Position:

The Olmez lab is looking for a highly self-motivated postdoctoral researcher to study on brain tumor related projects.

The researcher will work on brain tumor related projects with emphases on identifying novel resistance pathways and therapeutic targets with particular attention to tumor-microenvironment interactions. The researcher will work on primary human GBM cell lines and intracranial xenograft mouse models. Those with experience in cancer biology are encouraged to apply. Previous experience in brain tumor and proteomics research is preferred but not required.

In addition to adopting, implementing and developing laboratory methods, the researchers are expected to participate in grant writing and train staff in basic and advanced laboratory techniques.

The Olmez lab has access to all the shared resources to assist with experiments, including but not limited to Biostatistics, Microscopy, Pathology, Medicinal Chemistry, Genomics and Proteomics.


Candidates should have a recent PhD and/or MD degree in biomedical sciences. Ideal candidates are highly-motivated, creative, hard working, independent, well-organized, and capable of multitasking individuals with excellent communication and writing skills. Record of scientific achievements is preferred.

Qualified applicants should send an email with a cover letter, CV, and contact information of 3 references directly to Dr. Inan Olmez at Please indicate postdoc application in the title of the email.

Apply online at: Enter keyword or job ID# 448459.

The Ohio State University offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits, participation in workshops and conferences, high quality Shared Resources, and many opportunities for continued professional development.

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.


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