Postdoctoral Position in Flow Cytometry, Receptor Quantification for Cancer Angiogenesis

NBT affiliated researcher Dr. Aleksander Popel seeks an independent and motivated researcher for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in his Systems Biology laboratory in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

The successful candidate will join a research team that combines molecular and imaging tools to discover and elucidate mechanisms of tumor angiogenesis and drug action.

Specific skills will include cell-surface receptor biology and imaging, flow cytometry (FACS) (see Imoukhuede PI, Popel AS. Quantification and cell-to-cell variation of vascular endothelial growth factor receptors. Exp Cell Res. 317:955-65, 2011). Experiences with Quantum Dots imaging and tissue dissociation are a plus. Knowledge of murine models of cancer is desirable.

Applicant must have a recent doctoral degree with a demonstrated record of innovative scientific accomplishments as evidenced by first-author papers published or accepted in a premiere journal.

Qualified candidates must also demonstrate outstanding communication skills, have a strong passion and commitment to science, and work well within a group.

This position is for US citizens, permanent residents or holders of an F1/OPT visa with at least six months of work authorization left.

Johns Hopkins University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals are encouraged to apply.

How to apply: Email curriculum vitae and names of three references to: Dr. A.S. Popel, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205. Telephone 410-955-6419, E-mail

Visit Dr. Popel’s website here.

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