Postdoctoral fellow, MD Anderson Cancer Center

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Houston, TX

ID: 7061218
Posted: October 9, 2019
Application Deadline: January 15, 2020

Job Description

A postdoctoral fellow position is immediately available to investigate the underlying molecular and cellular mechanisms of metastasis in aggressive breast cancers. We are looking for highly self-motivated candidates with a recent PhD or MD/PhD degree, strong publication record and demonstrated ability of independent experimental design and research. A solid background in molecular/ cellular oncology and oncogenic signaling pathways is highly desirable. Candidates with documented experience in performing in vivo experiments are preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. Please send CV, statement of research interests and contact information for three references to Bisrat G. Debeb, DVM PhD, Department of Breast Medical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 77030.

MD Anderson is ranked number one in cancer care in the United States by the U.S. News and World Report’s “America’s Best Hospitals” survey. It’s a top recipient of awarded grants from the National Cancer Institute. It offers active graduate and postdoctoral training programs and the unmatched scientific environment of the Texas Medical Center, the world’s largest biomedical center. MD Anderson is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Houston is the 4th largest city in the United States with relatively low living cost and no state or city income tax. Postdocs are paid competitively based on NIH pay scale ($50,004/year + Fringe benefits) for a fresh Ph.D. candidate with increased pay based on additional postdoctoral experiences.

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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