Research Postdoctoral Fellow in Cancer Biology

The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Houston, TX

ID: 7054570
Posted: November 29, 2018
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

A postdoctoral position is available immediately in Dr. Hesham Amin’s lab at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Our aims include understanding the molecular basis of cancer, which leads to unraveling novel targets and developing innovative therapeutic approaches. In addition, we work to identify and characterize novel biomarkers that could be utilized in changing the status quo of the diagnosis, prognosis, and therapeutic decisions related to cancer patients.

Candidates should have a strong background in cell biology, with an experience of 2-3 years of working in a research lab. Candidates with publications are preferred. Techniques that are regularly utilized in our lab include: cell culture, flow cytometry, Western blotting, immunoprecipitation, PCR, different types of tissue staining, and cellular assays. Several animal studies are currently ongoing in the lab, and the candidate is expected to have previous experience in animal-based experiments.

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is ranked No. 1 in the nation for cancer care by U.S. News & World Report. We offer competitive salary and benefits.

Candidates must be already residing in the USA, with appropriate visa. Please email letter of interest, CV, and a list of at least 3 references to At least 1 of the references must be residing in the USA.

Hesham M. Amin, MD, MSc
Department of Hematopathology
Division of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Boulevard
Houston, Texas 77030

M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on basis of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability or veteran status except where such distinction is required by law. All positions at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center are security sensitive and subject to examination of criminal history record information. Smoke-free and drug-free environment.


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