Immunology, metabolism, or molecular biology Postdoctoral Fellow (Jennifer McQuade,MD)

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Houston, TX

ID: 7062316
Posted: November 13, 2019

Job Description

A postdoctoral fellowship position is available immediately in the Department of Melanoma Medical Oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. The focus of our lab is dissecting the role of host factors on anti-tumor immunity and melanoma biology. Candidates will work with a multidisciplinary research team involving clinicians, biologists, epidemiologists, and bioinformaticians and under the direct supervision of Dr. Jennifer McQuade, Assistant Professor, Melanoma Medical Oncology.

This position will include focused studies on the role of diet, obesity, and gender on melanoma biology and anti-tumor immune response. Unique resources include one of the largest repositories of annotated melanoma biospecimens in the world, resources such as patient-derived tumor cell lines with matched autologous tumor infiltrating lymphocytes, and metabolic phenotyping systems.

The ideal candidate will be proficient in flow cytometry and basic immunology and molecular biology techniques (cell culture, assessment of growth inhibition and apoptosis, western blotting, immunohistochemistry, DNA/RNA/protein isolation). Candidates should be enthusiastic about collaborative and interdisciplinary research, as well as self-motivated and independent.

Please send your CV, Cover Letter, 3 references and contact information to:
Jennifer McQuade, M.D.

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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