Postdoctoral Fellowship - Breast Medical Oncology - MD Anderson Cancer Center

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Houston, TX

ID: 7061210
Posted: October 9, 2019
Application Deadline: December 31, 2019

Job Description


A postdoctoral position is available immediately in the laboratory of Dr. Chandra Bartholomeusz in the Department of Breast Medical Oncology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Bartholomeusz’s lab focuses on growth factor signaling pathways in breast cancer metastasis; the development of novel therapeutic agents using in vitro models and in vivo models of triple-negative breast cancer; and translational studies to bring pre-clinical agents into clinical strategies for patients with breast cancer.

Applicants must have a recent PhD or MD/PhD degree in biomedical science and at least two first-authored publications in internationally peer-reviewed scientific journals in one or more of the following areas: cancer biology, molecular biology, and cell biology. Experience in cell/tissue culture, basic techniques in molecular biology and cancer biology, immunofluorescence; and subcutaneous, tail vein and mammary fat pad injection of breast cancer cells in mice models is preferred. The candidate needs to be self-motivated, conscientious and a team player with a strong work ethic, have critical thinking abilities, good communication, organizational and writing skills.

The position will be open until filled. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply. Please send a cover letter (including research interests), CV and contact information of three references to Chandra Bartholomeusz at chbartho@mdanderson.org

M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, and 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.


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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