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Current Opportunities

Are you a passionate graduate student or postdoc with a solid foundation in molecular biology, genomics, genetics, or biochemistry? The Pearson lab is actively seeking individuals who share our enthusiasm for unraveling the intricacies of cancer at the molecular level and exploring innovative cancer therapeutics. If this sounds up your alley, we invite you to consider joining our dynamic team.

What We're Looking For:

We are particularly interested in candidates who not only possess a strong scientific background but can articulate their specific interests and aspirations in the context of our lab. When reaching out, we encourage you to share why you are drawn to the Pearson lab in particular. Be specific about how your background aligns with our research focus and why you believe your unique perspective will contribute to our collaborative efforts.

In our lab, we strive to create a welcoming and positive environment that encourages diversity, equity, access and participation in science and are looking for team members that share these same values. We welcome applications from individuals of all sexes, genders, races, religions and backgrounds. 

How to Connect:

If this opportunity resonates with you, we invite you to reach out to Joel directly. Provide your CV along with a detailed description of your background, research interests, and most importantly, articulate why you are keen on becoming a part of the Pearson lab. We value the personal touch, so don't hesitate to share specific aspects of our work that excite you and align with your professional goals.

Undergraduate Opportunities:

Undergraduate students keen on contributing to our research are also encouraged to contact Joel. Let's explore potential opportunities for you to grow and learn within the Pearson lab.



We look forward to hearing from individuals who share our commitment to advancing cancer research and contributing meaningfully to the Pearson lab's scientific community. Get in touch, and let's discuss how your passion and expertise can make a difference in our collective pursuit of understanding and combating cancer.

You may email Joel directly at

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