Postdoctoral Fellow positions are available in the Postdoctoral Fellowships Available in the Division of Oncology (Genomics, Molecular, and Cell Biology).

A postdoctoral fellow position is open in the Tan laboratory in the Department of Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). The project will use state-of-the-art genomics, molecular and cell biology approaches to investigate transcriptional regulation of the development of hematopoietic stem cells in mouse. The project provides an excellent training opportunity in regulatory genomics and developmental biology. The postdoctoral fellow will also have ample opportunities to collaborate with internationally recognized developmental biologists working on hematopoiesis at CHOP and the University of Pennsylvania.

The applicant should have a Ph.D. degree in biological sciences, such as genetics, molecular biology, and cell biology etc. The candidate should be proficient in mammalian cell culture and modern molecular and cell biology protocols. An established track record (as evidenced by publications in peer-viewed journals) in relevant field is required. Experience with next-gen sequencing technologies, genome editing, and enhancer assays is a significant plus. Interested candidates please send a CV, a cover letter stating research interests and qualifications, and references to Dr. Kai Tan by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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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