Postdoctoral Fellow - Department of Cancer Systems Imaging (Frigo Lab)

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Houston, TX

ID: 7059754 (Ref.No. Frigo Lab 8-2019)
Posted: August 26, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The position is focused on understanding the roles nuclear receptor signaling, signal transduction and/or metabolism in prostate cancer. The successful candidate will research various aspects of endocrinology, pharmacology, signal transduction, metabolism and cancer biology within the context of developing novel treatments for prostate cancer. In addition, candidates will work with physicians within the Department of Genitourinary Medical Oncology to coordinate their laboratory work with current clinical questions.

Preferred candidates will have experience in genetic mouse models of cancer. Backgrounds in xenograft models of cancer, molecular and cellular biology, immunology and/or cancer metabolism are also encouraged. The fellow would work directly under Dr. Daniel Frigo, Associate Professor in the Departments of Cancer Systems Imaging and Genitourinary Medical Oncology. The candidate should have a Ph.D. in biology, biochemistry, bioengineering or equivalent by the time of hire from an accredited institution of higher learning with a solid publication record. Preference will be given to candidates that are within two years of receiving their Ph.D.

Application Procedure: Please submit curriculum vitae and the names of three references electronically to Dr. Daniel E. Frigo at

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center values diversity in its broadest sense. Diversity works at MD Anderson. EEO/AA Smoke-free environment.

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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