Postdoctoral Fellow positions are available in the Postdoctoral Fellowships Available in the Division of Hematology.

A postdoctoral fellow position is available at The Joseph Stokes, Jr. Research Institute of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, an interdisciplinary institution dedicated to conducting basic, clinical and translational research on conditions and diseases that affect children. A postdoctoral position is available to investigate cytokine receptor signaling in hematopoietic stem cells and leukemia. Candidates should have a Ph.D. or MD, or equivalent degree and experience with investigating biochemistry, signal transduction, mouse models, and cell and molecular biology. Highly motivated candidates with publication records are encouraged to apply. Please email or send applications with a brief statement of research experience and interest, CV, and contact information for at least two references to: Wei Tong, PhD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Office Phone: 267-426-0930. Fax Number: 267-426-5476. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


  • Requires terminal degree PhD, MD, DVM, etc.
  • Strong research skills
  • Effective problem solving/critical thinking skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to exercise discretion and judgment
  • Value for research integrity and collaborative research
  • High level of motivation
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Postdoctoral fellows at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia receive mentored training in a rich scientific environment and conduct independent as well as collaborative research. Visit for more information about The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute and its research programs.

    Mandatory Requirements:

  • Child Abuse Clearances
  • FBI Fingerprint Clearance
  • Drug Screening
  • Tobacco screening
  • All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

    To apply, visit and search for Requisition #16-40212.

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