Postdoctoral Fellow - MD Anderson Cancer Center & Rice University - Cancer Nanotech T32 Fellowships

The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Houston, TX

ID: 7105985
Posted: July 20, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

About the Program:
The program is geared toward young scientists who aim to pursue integrated, translational research that is focused on advancing promising new nanotechnology-based diagnostics and therapeutics to improve cancer care.

The postdoctoral program will provide 2 or 3-year fellowships to recent Ph.D. awardees with training in physical science, chemistry, or bioengineering with a demonstrated background and interest in nanotechnology. Holders of an M.D. degree will be eligible for the program if they show a strong interest in translational cancer nanotechnology research.

Eligibility Requirements:
Per T32 program requirement, fellows “must be citizens or noncitizen nationals of the United States or have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence at the time of appointment”.
Encouraging Diversity
The training program is committed to ensuring diversity in selecting outstanding fellows for the program. Minority, disadvantaged or disabled applicants are highly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates, please, complete our online application.
Application Link: https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/1d17a10efa1746d1ab3c3e6f5021fe0c

Documents to upload:
1. Up to 2 pages of research interest statement with names of preferred MDACC or Rice faculty mentors.
2. Current CV (GPA Included)
3. Names of 3-5 references.

Program Dates:
The educational appointment is available immediately.

Program Directors:
Konstantin Sokolov, PhD
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Professor, Imaging Physics
Adjunct Professor, Bioengineering, Rice University
Link: https://www.mdanderson.org/education-training/clinical-research-training/postdoctoral-training/postdoctoral-fellowships/cancer-nanotech-t32.html

Gang Bao, PhD
Rice University
Foyt Family Professor and Chair
Department of Bioengineering
Adjunct Professor, McGovern Medical School of the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Program Mentors:
MD Anderson Cancer Center:
James Bankson, PhD
Richard Bouchard, PhD
David Fuentes, PhD
John Hazle, PhD
Rick Layman, Ph.D.
Anthony Ho-Ling Liu, PhD
Jingfei Ma, PhD
Konstantin Sokolov, PhD
Jia Wu, PhD
Cancer Systems Imaging
Pratip Bhattacharya, PhD
Charles H. Manning, PhD
Steven Millward, PhD
Clinical Program Faculty
Sang Hyun Cho, PhD
Erik N.K Cressman, PhD
Laurence E. Court, PhD
Anil K. Sood, MD

Rice University
Department of Bioengineering (Link: https://bioengineering.rice.edu/people)
Gang Bao, PhD
Caleb Bashor, PhD
Michael Diehl, PhD
Rebekah Drezek, PhD
Isaac Hilton, PhD
George Lu, PhD
Kevin McHugh, PhD
Rebecca Richards-Kortum, PhD
Laura Segatori, PhD
Jeff Tabor, PhD
Tomasz Tkaczyk, PhD
Omid Veiseh, PhD
Department of Chemistry (Link: https://chemistry.rice.edu/core-faculty)
Zachary Ball, PhD
Ann-Karin Gustavsson, PhD
Naomi Halas, PhD
Stephen Link, PhD
Han Xiao, PhD


Contact Information:
Monica Fernandez, Program Coordinator
[email protected]
Imaging Physics
Houston , Texas
United States




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Contact Information:

Monica Fernandez, Program Coordinator
[email protected]
Imaging Physics
Houston ,Texas
United States