Postdoctoral Associates/Fellows

The Patel Lab is seeking to hire two or three postdoctoral associates.  We seek highly motivated individuals with an inclination for technology development and an interest in translational cancer research.  Candidates must hold a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree, and have a strong background in nucleic acid biochemistry.  Resourcefulness, creative thinking, and excellent written and oral communication skills are very important.

Applicants with a background in chemistry or engineering might also find our research interesting, and may have the right aptitude for the position. Meticulous experimental technique is also especially important in our lab.  If you would like to join our efforts to create new diagnostic tools with the ultimate goal of improving cancer outcomes, please send your CV and a brief cover letter to:

Selected postdoc candidates will be asked to provide contact information for telephone references. Interviews can be conducted in person or via Skype, depending on geographic constraints.

Graduate Students, Residents, Fellows, Medical Students, Undergraduates

We welcome interest from students and trainees at all levels.  Please contact Dr. Patel via email ( to discuss potential projects.