Postdoctoral Fellow

The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Houston, TX

ID: 7089560 (Ref.No. 404400-202111120850 )
Posted: November 22, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The laboratory of Drs. Robert Bast and Zhen Lu in the Department of Experimental Therapeutics are seeking a post-doctoral fellow to study tumor biology. Our laboratory explores the functions of tumor suppressor genes, the mechanisms of tumorigenesis, and chemoresistance. These studies provide a rationale and basis for the development of therapeutic peptides.

Learning Objectives:
Under the supervision of the faculty mentor, the new post-doc will focus on cellular and chemical biology, learn and develop the molecular technologies for peptide synthesis.

Eligibility Requirements:
An individual holding a recent PH.D. or equivalent doctorate who is seeking an appointment, under the supervision of a faculty mentor, involving full-time laboratory-based research or scholarship in preparation for an academic or research career as an independent investigator.

Application Process:
Interested applicants should send a cover letter describing your past research experience and a curriculum vitae to Cammeya Blanks (ETAppointment@mdanderson.org) with the subject line “Postdoc Application in the Dept. of Experimental Therapeutics (Dr. Bast and Dr. Lu)”

Consideration of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Stipend support will follow the NIH Kirschstein-NRSA stipend levels level for the appropriate PGY.


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