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Postdoctoral Fellow
Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey
Date Posted 04/30/2021
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Application Deadline Open until filled

Position Details

Recruitment/Posting Title Postdoctoral Fellow
Job Category Staff & Executive - Research Support (Laboratory/Non-Laboratory)
Department CINJ-Systems Biology

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Vision, Mission and Core Values:

Our vision is to be a statewide, national and world leader of scientific discovery, transdisciplinary engagement, translation, patient care and education that improves outcomes for cancer patients and populations.

We will accomplish this by conducting innovative basic, clinical and population research and cutting-edge patientcentered care that expands our understanding of the etiology and biology of cancer; facilitates the rapid translation of laboratory-based discoveries into human studies; develops new approaches and interventions for cancer prevention that decrease cancer incidence and mortality; and develops new and better therapies to decrease suffering and mortality
from cancer.

Core Values: Curiosity and Discovery, Integrity, Collaboration, Respect and Caring, Perseverance.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow for the Pathology and Laboratory Medicine department within Rutgers, Cancer Institute of New Jersey.

A postdoc position is available for a highly motivated and independent candidate in the group of Subhajyoti De at Rutgers University Cancer Institute in NJ, USA.

The postdoctoral fellow in the group of Dr. De will be involved in cancer research at Rutgers, and in this role will advance knowledge for better diagnosis, stratification, and treatment of cancer. Dr. De’s group has particular interest in cancer evolution, cancer progression, and treatment, and the candidate is expected to contribute in one or more of these areas. There will be opportunities to work in an interdisciplinary team both in clinical and research settings on a variety of high impact, cutting edge projects. More information about research projects and publications in De-lab can be found at http://www.sjdlab.org/.

The candidate should have a PhD in biology, biotechnology, pharmacology, computational, statistical or mathematical sciences. The individual must have effective communication, team working, problem solving skills, and adaptability to changes in technological and scientific directions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The group will be located in the Rutgers University Cancer Institute in New Brunswick, NJ, which is within easy commuting distance from both New York City and Philadelphia via public transit. The campus also enjoys close proximity to multiple major pharmaceutical industries and the vibrant research community in the greater NYC area.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Performs research for better diagnosis, stratification, and treatment of cancer in the settings of basic and translational

  • Writes publications and reports of the research.
  • Gives oral presentations of the research at seminars and meetings.
  • Understands and adheres to Rutgers’ compliance standards as they appear in RBHS’s Corporate Compliance Policy,
    Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policy.
  • Keeps abreast of all pertinent federal, state and Rutgers’ regulations, laws and policies as they presently exist and as
    they change or are modified.
Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift
FLSA Exempt
Grade 99S
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary
Annual Mid Range Salary
Annual Maximum Salary
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description Non-Union
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft

Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview

Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility None

Minimum Education and Experience
  • Ph.D. Degree in Biostatistics, Computational Biology, Cancer Research, Biology, Biotechnology, Pharmacology, computational science, statistical science, mathematical science. or a related field.
  • Candidates in all-but-degree (ABD) status will also be considered.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Demonstrated evidence of proficiency in one or more of the modern programming languages (e.g. Perl, C++, Java, Python etc.) and R.
  • Knowledge and experience of UNIX / LINUX.
  • Effective communication, team working, problem solving skills, and adaptability to changes in technological and scientific directions.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working with next generation sequencing datasets, integrative analysis of large datasets, and running software on a cluster.
  • Exposure to cancer genomics data.
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Special Conditions

Posting Number 21ST1106
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply, please email a CV (including publications) and a cover letter stating goals to Dr. Subhajyoti De (email: sd948@cinj.rutgers.edu). Salary will be commensurate with experience. Rutgers University Cancer Institute offers an excellent salary, benefits package, and also opportunities for career development.

Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Downtown New Brunswick
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