Postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Dermatology, the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Job posting number: #7062356
Posted: November 15, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionA postdoctoral fellow position is immediately available in the laboratory of Madeleine Duvic MD and Xiao Ni, MD, PhD in the Department of Dermatology, the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. We are looking for highly self-motivated candidates with a recent PhD or MD/PhD degree, to validate newly-identified gene mutations and fusion genes in cutaneous T-cell lymphomas, to investigate their oncogenic roles, and to test/design new therapeutic strategies in cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. Please refer to our recent publications for related information (Nat Genet, 2015; 47(12):1426-34; Oncotarget. 2017; 8(37):61761-61776).
Successful candidate is expected to provide his/her scientific expertise and organizational skills in various research projects. Successful candidate must be able to create hypothesis driven experiments, to design/standardize/validate new methods, and be able to interpret results. Other skills include performing technical laboratory duties in accordance with general and/or specific plans, read/write/edit manuscripts and reports, as well as help with grant writing. Experience in one of the following areas is preferred: human genomics/CRISPR-Cas9 technology, biochemistry, molecular biology, mouse models, cancer biology, and/or experimental therapeutics.
MD Anderson is #1 hospital in cancer care nationwide. The cancer center also ranks high in the number of National Cancer Institute grants and the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) grants. It offers active graduate and post-doctoral training programs, and the unmatched scientific environment of the Texas Medical Center.
Interested candidates should send a CV, three letters of recommendation, and a brief research statement describing his/her research interests, activities, and career goals to Xiao Ni MD, PhD: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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