Postdoctoral Fellowship in Mechanisms of Cell Death and Autophagy

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Smithville, TX

ID: 7064287
Posted: February 21, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

A funded postdoctoral fellowship is available in the laboratory of Dr. Shawn B. Bratton at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Research on protein complexes involved in caspase activation and autophagosome formation will be carried out in the Department of Epigenetics and Molecular Carcinogenesis in Smithville. The department (near Austin, TX) is one of MD Anderson’s largest and most successful fundamental research departments. For more information, see the laboratory website:
https://www.mdanderson.org/research/departments-labs-institutes/labs/bratton-laboratory.html

MD Anderson offers many benefits and career training opportunities for postdoctoral fellows:
https://www.mdanderson.org/education-training/clinical-research-training/postdoctoral-training.html

Requirements:
Applicants should have a recent Ph.D. degree in biochemistry or a highly related field, one or more first-authored publications in highly regarded scientific journals, and proven proficiency in written and spoken English. Experience with mouse modeling, mammalian cell culture, recombinant protein purification, and Western blot analysis is an advantage.

Application process:
Applicants should send a cover letter, CV, statement of research interest and the contact information of three references to Dr. Shawn B. Bratton (sbbratton@mdanderson.org) with the subject line “Postdoc Application in Cell Death and Autophagy”.

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