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Postdoctoral Fellow
Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey
Date Posted 05/15/2021
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Employment Type
Application Deadline Open until filled

Position Details

Recruitment/Posting Title Postdoctoral Fellow
Job Category Staff & Executive - Research (Laboratory/Non-Laboratory)
Department CINJ-Education & Training

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 Education and Training department within Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.

A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available to join the Cancer Metabolism and Growth and Tumor Host Interactions Team at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. The Postdoctoral Fellow will conduct research on cancer metabolism and growth and tumor host interactions and its role in immune regulation. The position provides opportunities to study within multidisciplinary groups and to be involved in clinical/translational research collaborations. Postdoctoral Fellows are expected to establish an innovative, collaborative research program addressing important and fundamental questions of cancer biology. Interdisciplinary and translational approaches are encouraged. Qualified candidates must be in the process of completing training for Ph.D. and/or M.D. graduate degrees with a strong publication record and looking to move to the next stage of their training.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

  • Conducts multidisciplinary research in the area of Cancer Metabolism and Growth and Tumor Host Interactions and its
    role in immune regulation.
  • Prepares written reports of the research experiments.
  • Prepares grant proposals based on the research conducted.
  • Gives oral presentations of the research.
  • 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
  • High achieving post-doctoral fellows (evidenced by research productivity in the form of number and quality of publications, fellowship awards, presentations etc.).
  • Commitment to a two year rigorous training program
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Evidence of interest in translational research in Cancer Metabolism and Tumor-host interactions.
  • High levels of communication and organizational skills.
Preferred Qualifications
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment


  • Standing, sitting, walking, talking and hearing. No special vision requirements


  • Lab environment. Moderate noise. Exposure to blood, excrement, antineoplastic drugs and possible exposure to infectious and communicable diseases. Universal precautions are mandatory. Exposure to hazardous chemicals
Special Conditions

Posting Number 21ST1259
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Downtown New Brunswick
Location Details

New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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