Lab-Chen - Post-Doctoral Fellow

The Wistar Institute, 3601 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America Req #689
Thursday, October 26, 2023

The Wistar Institute has an opening for a Post-Doctoral Fellow to join the lab of Dr. Qing Chen with a research focus on cancer metastasis, particularly in brain. The goal of the research projects is to obtain the mechanistic insights into the metastatic process in the unique brain microenvironment.

Candidates should have recently received a PhD (or equivalent) degree or be close to obtaining their doctoral degree, with a strong background in one or more of the following disciplines: cancer biology, neurobiology, immunology, small animal surgeries, and/or microscopy. 

In addition to submitting the online application, interested applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a list of three references to Dr. Qing Chen via e-mail at

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.

The Wistar Institute is located in the University City area of Philadelphia, in the heart of the University of Pennsylvania Campus. Wistar provides resources to its faculty and staff that enable them to conduct cutting edge collaborative research and provides for outstanding intellectual environments and state-of-the-art facilities. Research discoveries conducted at Wistar have led to the development of vaccines; the identification of genes associated with cancers; and the development of many other significant research technologies and tools.

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