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Postdoctoral program at Fox Chase Cancer Center

Welcome to the Fox Chase Cancer Center, a freestanding, comprehensive cancer center located in a rural, park-like setting in northeast Philadelphia.

Although the mission of Fox Chase Cancer Center to "Reduce the burden of cancer," is very precise, our over 70 robust science programs are remarkably diverse.  Our programs include labs studying the most fundamental cellular problems to those translating their findings to the clinic.  Complementing these programs are superior core facilities, support staff and a collaborative environment that together make Fox Chase an outstanding place to work.

To learn why you should become part of the Fox Chase Postdoctoral Research Program, visit Why Choose to Work at Fox Chase.

Areas of Research

The Postdoctoral Research Program promotes training in any of Fox Chase's laboratories engaged in research. The following are areas of research with faculty participating in the postdoctoral training program:

To learn more about research opportunities at Fox Chase, search available positions.

Collaboration: The Fox Chase Difference

Fox Chase fosters an environment conducive to strong collaboration across all disciplines from basic to translational research. As a postdoctoral fellow at Fox Chase, you will have the opportunity to interact with our faculty as a valued colleague in a setting built around mutual respect and collegiality.

Here at Fox Chase you can build relationships with a renowned group of experts while furthering your own skills as a scientist. The support you will receive at Fox Chase goes well beyond the laboratory walls, with training, career development and generous array of benefits. As a result, Fox Chase has an excellent career placement record in academic, industrial, and other careers in science.

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Core Research Facilities

Despite its relatively small size, Fox Chase has an outstanding array of core facilities that rival those of many larger research institutions. These facilities, which provide access to the latest technology, also provide essential services that would otherwise demand a considerable amount of benchwork on the part of the laboratory staff. Facilities include DNA micro-array, electron microscopy, cell imaging, histopathology, laser capture micro-dissection, molecular modeling, transgenic and knock-out mice, flow cytometry, antibody production, translational research (including siRNA and drug screening), tumor bank facility, tumor micro-array and many others.

Comprehensive Research Library

Fox Chase also has an exceptional research library located on campus. Staff librarians are always just a phone call, email or instant message away with answers to your questions, and provide full support through regular training sessions. Whether you need help crafting the perfect query in Medline or building a bibliography in EndNote, the Talbot Research Library staff is there to help. The library provides access to many online journals, databases, and other resources, and the inviting library space includes comfortable seating, wireless access, and a computer cluster for internet access and more.

The Scientist Rates Fox Chase a Best Place to Work in Academia

The Scientist rates Fox Chase Cancer Center 7th on the list of Top Ten Best Places to Work Academia 2013.