Post-doctoral Fellow (Cancer Researcher) – Lab of Pathology (NCI)

The Laboratory of Pathology (LP) in the Center for Cancer Research, NCI, is looking for an enthusiastic post-doctoral fellow to join our research group.

The LP has a mission is to achieve the highest level of quality in clinical diagnostics, cancer research and education.  In addition to fulfilling the anatomic pathology services within and beyond the NIH, it continues to incorporate innovative tools for diagnosis and research, and expands its scope of expertise as a globally recognized center of excellence.  The Genomic Pathology Section in the LP, led by Dr. Kenneth Aldape, focuses on cancer genomics and epigenomics research, and tries to integrate multi-omics single-cell technologies into human cancer specimens.  We focus on primary human brain gliomas, but are also interested in a variety of cancer types (for publications, please see  Our goal is to broaden as well as to deepen our understanding of cancer signatures using a variety of high-throughput single-cell genomic and epigenomic analysis methods.


Candidates should have a PhD and/or MD degree in molecular biology, cancer biology or a related field, received within recent three years or scheduled to receive very soon.  Successful candidates should have deep understanding and experience in various genomic and epigenomic technologies, such as whole-genome sequencing, ChIP-seq and single-cell sequencing.  A new postdoc is expected to be highly motivated and productive pursuing his/her research projects, work independently as well as collaboratively with other lab members, and share the lab’s interest and vision for the future of cancer classification and diagnostics.  Proficient communication in both spoken and written English is strictly required, and informatic analysis skills of huge datasets will be a plus.

How to Apply

Please send an introductory email to, with “Postdoc Application – (your name)” on the subject line, your CV attached and contact information for 3 references included.

Salary will be commensurate with research experience in the NIH system.

Disclaimers: This position is at the National Cancer Institute, and is therefore subject to a background investigation. The NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs.