Postdoctoral Fellow - CRISPR systems biology

The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Houston, TX

ID: 7076092
Posted: March 17, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

One postdoctoral position in systems biology is available in the Hart Lab ( at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX. CRISPR has revolutionized human functional genomics by rendering our genome tractable, and the Hart Lab is pushing the state of the art in the design, assay, and integrated analysis of CRISPR tools for complex genetics. We are developing multiplex perturbation technologies with a wide variety of applications from basic functional genomics to finding novel chemotherapeutic targets and understanding how tumor cells adapt to targeted therapies. Because of this breadth, we maintain strong collaborations throughout MD Anderson, the Texas Medical Center, nationally, and internationally.

We are seeking a self-motivated candidate from looking to take the next step in his or her career at a world-class research institution. If you have a background or strong interest in quantitative systems biology, a compulsion to understand complex data, a desire to work in a hybrid wet/dry environment, and a drive to make your mark in one of the most exciting frontiers in biomedical research today, apply today! The Hart Lab offers a supportive and diverse team environment, and the chance to live and work in the fourth largest city in the nation. Interested candidates are encouraged to send a CV, a statement of research interests, contact information for three references, and any relevant publications to Traver Hart at, with the subject line “Hart Lab Postdoc Application.”

About MD Anderson

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center ranks as one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. The institution's sole mission is to end cancer for patients and their families around the world. MD Anderson is one of only 51 comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). MD Anderson is ranked No. 1 for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals survey. It has ranked as one of the nation's top two hospitals for cancer care since the survey began in 1990, and has ranked first 16 times in the last 19 years. MD Anderson receives a cancer center support grant from the NCI of the National Institutes of Health (P30 CA016672).

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Diversity and inclusion at MD Anderson are not just important; they are essential. We take an expansive view of diversity, considering differences in race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender and religious beliefs, as well as communication styles, thought, skill and ambition. We constantly examine our culture to create an inclusive working environment that effectively attracts, retains, develops and utilizes the skills and talents of all employees. Our Diversity Council develops strategies to attract and retain superior talent and enhance workforce diversity and inclusion. We also offer multiple diversity training programs to our employees.

Contact Information:

Traver Hart
Bioinformatics & Computational Biology
MD Anderson Cancer Center
1400 Pressler St Unit 1410 #
Houston,Texas 77030
United States


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