Open postdoctoral position, faculty mentor Sheryl Roberts


A postdoctoral position is open at the Roberts Lab at Karmanos Cancer Institute and Wayne State University. This individual will work as part of a team of a chemist, biologist, and imagers seeking to harness the power of nuclear medicine for therapy and track its therapeutic responses using optoacoustics. The lab focuses on novel imaging techniques and new sensor technologies. More information on the Roberts lab can be found on their website. We seek to recruit a postdoctoral scholar that will develop imaging strategies, microscopy work in vitro and in vivo animal work. The Roberts Lab is new and seeks to cultivate an interactive, pro-active and supportive environment. Ideal candidates will be self-driven, curious, organized, responsible and collegial.

Required qualifications

  • Ph.D. in biological sciences, molecular imaging, life sciences or related field
  • Skills in microscopy, histology and molecular imaging is preferred
  • Ability to coordinate complex assignments on a day-to-day basis
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and able to perform complex tasks effectively and independently
  • Ability to follow instruction with an eagerness to learn and grow professionally
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

Required application materials

Interested Candidates are invited to submit a cover letter describing previous research experience and career goals, curriculum vitae, along with names of three referees to: Sheryl Roberts, MChem, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Oncology, School of Medicine, Wayne State University.