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Shen Laboratory - Career Opportunities

Postdoctoral positions are available at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. In the Shen Lab, the primary purpose of this position is to conduct basic research on the molecular mechanisms of mammalian genome maintenance. Specifically, the appointee is responsible for using various techniques of protein biochemistry, structural biology, and microscopic approaches to understand how proteins in the homologous recombination pathway repair damaged DNA, relieve replication stress, and ensure accurate chromosome segregation during mitosis.

Candidates should have a recent PhD degree in cell and/or molecular biology, or cancer biology. For further inquiry, please contact Dr. Zhiyuan Shen (, Professor and Chief of Radiation Cancer Biology, Department of Radiation Oncology. Formal application can be made at: