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Job Title Postdoctoral Fellow

JobID 1045698-1852

Location: Pearl River, NY

Description *About Pfizer*

A career at Pfizer offers opportunity, ownership and impact.All over the world, Pfizer colleagues work together to positively impact health for everyone, everywhere. Our colleagues have the opportunity to grow and develop a career that offers both individual and company success; be part of an ownership culture that values diversity and where all colleagues are energized and engaged; and the ability to impact the health and lives of millions of people. Pfizer, a global leader in the biopharmaceutical industry, is continuously seeking top talent who are inspired by our purpose to innovate to bring therapies to patients that significantly improve their lives.

*Role Description*

We are looking for a talented Postdoctoral fellow interested in studying the interaction of cell cycle regulators, epigenetic factors, and senescence response. The candidate will utilize cutting edge functional genomics resources to identify key players driving the senescence response in cancer cells. The ideal candidate will have a background in cell cycle, epigenetics, and/or senescence research. Experience with RNAi / CRISPR screening is preferred. The candidate must have at least one first-author high impact journal publication. These studies will establish a foundation to identify novel targets for future cancer therapies.


The candidate must be motivated to lead a basic research project. This includes maintaining a strong understanding of current literature in the subject area and demonstrating initiative to design experiments addressing key questions that will advance the field. The candidate must be able to work collaboratively with other researchers in the Oncology Research Unit. Results of this research will be presented at both internal and external scientific meetings and are expected to produce high impact first author publications.


Qualified individuals must have completed requirements for the PhD degree preferably in Cell/Molecular Biology, Cancer Biology, or related field. The individual will have a proven track record of productivity in research. Strong experience in cell culture and standard molecular biology techniques is required. Experience in cell transfection/infection methods, protein/RNA analysis, flow cytometry, and immunofluorescence microscopy is preferred. Basic presentation and scientific writing skills are necessary.

*EEO & Employment Eligibility*

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

*Postdoctoral Fellow*
*Pearl River, New York*

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