Post-Doctoral Fellow

Code  CAAD-PD2017
Languages  Excellent English and Arabic
Job Category Research
Job Type  Fulltime

The Center for Aging and Associated Diseases (CAAD) at Zewail City of Science and Technology announces the opening of a post-doctoral fellow position in the field of Cancer Biology.

The responsibilities of the selected candidate will include, but not limited to:

  • Independently, or under guidance of the PI, develop experiments, research methods and scientific protocols.
  • Ordering research supplies and other related tasks.
  • Under the direction of the PI, to manage the day-to-day administration of the laboratory.
  • Train and supervise students and research assistants.
  • Participates in the writing of grants and research papers
Qualifications Ph.D. in Biological Sciences, Pharmacy, Medicine or related discipline with extensive research experience in cancer biology.
Education/Major Minimum: Ph.D. in Biological Sciences, Pharmacy, Medicine or related discipline
 Other Skills
  • Cell culture techniques
  • Flowcytometry
  • Immune-precipitation, and immune-blotting.
  • Molecular biology techniques: RT-PCR, q-PCR, gene silencing using siRNA and shRNA
  • Immunohisto/cyto-chemistry
  • Imaging studies using fluorescence microscope. Experience with confocal microscope is an asset.
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Please use the job code ‘CAAD-PD2017’ in the subject line of your email, otherwise your application will not be considered.


Interested applicants should submit;

  • CV, publication list, and research proposal (one page) about his/ her scientific interest.
  • Contact information (name, phone numbers and email addresses) for three academic references including the current immediate supervisor, must be included in your application.