Postdoctoral fellow (Brain Metastasis Biology), MD Anderson Cancer Center

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Houston, TX

ID: 7062978
Posted: January 9, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

A Postdoctoral fellow position is available in Dr. Debeb’s laboratory, in the Department of Breast Medical Oncology at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, to investigate the basic and translational biology of brain metastasis in aggressive breast cancers. We are looking for highly self-motivated candidates with 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. Preference will be given to candidates who are about to graduate with PhD or MD/PhD degree, or have graduated within the last 12 months.

MD Anderson is the number one cancer center 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. 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.

Email letter of interest, CV and a list of 2-3 references to bgdebeb@mdanderson.org



Bisrat G. Debeb, DVM PhD

Assistant Professor

Department of Breast Medical Oncology

Section of Translational Breast Cancer Research

The Morgan Welch Inflammatory Breast Cancer Research Program and Clinic

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

1515 Holcombe Blvd

Houston, TX 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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