Open Positions


A Postdoctoral Fellow or Research Associate position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Kay-Uwe Wagner at the Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit, Michigan.

Our research team studies the biological significance of growth-regulatory signaling networks and proto-oncogenes in normal development and tumorigenesis of the mammary gland and pancreas. For more details about our research interests please visit our website (


The applicant must have a doctoral degree awarded or be in the process of completing a Ph.D. in the life sciences or in an affiliated discipline. The ideal candidate will have a record of peer-reviewed publications, excellent presentation skills, expertise in developmental or cancer biology and working with genetically engineered mouse models. Additional experience in the computational analysis of RNA and ChIP-Seq data sets and CRISPR/Cas-based gene editing is desired.  


Motivated candidates who wish to join our team are requested to e-mail their CV as well as the names and contact information of three references to Dr. Kay-Uwe Wagner, Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, 4100 John R, mail code EL01TM, Detroit, MI 48201. E-mail:


We are currently accepting applications for graduate students who are willing to be cross-trained in bioinformatics, specifically in the analysis of whole-genome RNA-Seq and ChIP-Seq data sets.