Postdoctoral Position at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

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    The Beckman Lab at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center in Washington, DC and the Georgetown Innovation Center for Biomedical Informatics is recruiting a computational/dry lab postdoctoral fellow to support a newly funded, Partnering PI DoD Breast Cancer Research Program Breakthrough Award (partnering with Dr. Rebecca Riggins) studying the role of sub clonal hypermutation in HER2+/ER+ breast cancer. Our research program incorporates computational biology, mathematics, cell/molecular biology, mouse models, and single-cell ‘omics technologies to devise new strategies that overcome treatment resistance in this challenging form of breast cancer. LCCC is part of the Georgetown University Medical Center, and the only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in our Nation’s capital. The position reports jointly to Dr. Robert Beckman and Dr. Matthew McCoy

    About Us: Dr. Beckman is an oncology clinical researcher and mathematical
    biologist (, Dr. McCoy is a computational biologist (, and Dr. Riggins is a basic/translational breast cancer scientist ( We are a highly collaborative team, and committed to supportive mentoring practices and your career development.

    About You: PhD in a relevant discipline (computer science, mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics or similar). Willingness to learn and contribute to a creative and multidisciplinary group is a must. Fluency in R, python, and statistics is required. Competitive applicants should also
    be conversant in calculus and linear algebra. Experience with machine learning is preferred, and knowledge of systems biology and cancer biology would be a plus.

    What We Need From You: Please send a cover letter briefly describing your prior experience/training and current/future career goals; your CV; PDFs of relevant preprints and/or publications; and the names and full contact info for 3 professional references to and Deadline is April 1, 2021.

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