Research Opportunities

A wide variety of training positions are periodically available in our lab. 

Our Research Focus

Research projects in the Moriarity lab are aimed at studying the genetics of pediatric cancer, including sarcomas and brain tumors, to identify novel therapeutic targets to better treat pediatric cancer patients. 

Some key research methods and areas of focus include:

  • Genome Engineering
  • Gene Therapy
  • Cancer Immunotherapy
  • Pediatric Cancer Genetics
  • Technology Development

Post-doctoral fellowship positions

Candidates must be highly motivated, productive and dedicated to a research career. The lab also welcomes recent PhD graduates who want to learn new research methods and embark on a successful academic career. 

  • Current Opening: Post-doctoral position, job id 327027

    • Looking for a PhD in molecular, cellular, developmental, genetics, immunology, or cancer biology; with experience in flow cytometer and cell culture.

    • Preferred qualifications: genome engineering, primary cell culture experience, moledulcar biology, cell culture

    • Find out more and apply online: External Candidates, Internal Candidates

Graduate student research positions

The lab welcomes greaduate students from a variety of graduate programs. MICaB, MCDB&G, and Neuroscience are just some of the graduate programs of students who have worked in the lab. 

  • Current Opening: Researcher 1, job id 326843

    • Looking for a BA/BS or a combination of related education and work experience to equal four years; also experience in cell culture. 

    • Find out more and apply online: External CandidatesInternal Candidates

Undergraduate volunteers

Undergrate volunteers frequently join the lab to experience working in a research lab. These personnel are paired with a graduate student or a post-doctoral fellow to help with a specific research project. This is a great opportunity to learn new research methods.

High School volunteers

On rare occassions, the lab will take on high school volunteers over summer break. Candidates must have an excellent transcript and be highly motivated.