Post-doctoral candidate at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Scholarship: Fully-Funded
Degree:  PhD/MD
Nationality: International Students
Location: USA
Application deadlines: Open

Scholarship Description:

The Hu Lab( is interested in genetic and epigenetic mechanisms. Our well-funded and diverse research team is an energetic and motivating environment for scientific growth to adopt an independent career. Candidates will involved in the evolution of brain tumors, including

  • 1) creating various sophisticated models to understand tumor development, progression, and treatment resistance.
  • 2) elucidating cancer-cell-intrinsic signaling communicating with the tumor microenvironment.
  • 3) illuminating mechanisms governing cancer cell invasion and dissemination in the brain.

Candidates will be encouraged to develop their ideas in a fun and collaborative setting.

Available Subjects:

 Biochemistry, cell biology, immunology, and/or cancer biology.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Capable of working independently with appropriate supervision on assigned projects as well as in a team.
  • Strong written and verbal skills in English are essential.
  • Individuals with experience in the tumor microenvironment or brain tumor biology will be given preference. Experience in murine cancer models is a plus.
  • Experience with bioinformatics and single-cell sequencing is preferred, but not necessary.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English with good organizational and analytical abilities.
  • Motivated to pursue postdoctoral training required for a future independent academic career.

Application Procedure:

Candidates who meet the above criteria are encouraged to apply. Please email a detailed CV, cover letter, and contact information for 3 references to Dr. Baoli Hu ([email protected]).