A well-funded, dynamic and question-driven young lab at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center seeks to appoint one or more highly motivated postdoctoral fellows with a strong interest in cancer biology and a desire to work with projects relating to lung cancers. The successful appointee(s) will be working under the supervision of Ferdinandos Skoulidis, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, in the Department of Thoracic/Head and Neck Medical Oncology.
Qualified postdoc candidates should have a doctoral degree, with strong background in one or more of the following areas: biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, cancer biology and genetics. Prior experience in generating and using mouse models is highly desirable. Expertise in any of the following fields would be considered advantageous, but is not essential: KRAS signaling, cancer metabolism, alternative splicing, DNArepair, cancer immunology, and genomics. The postdoctoral fellow is expected to have critical thinking abilities, excellent technical skills, strong work ethic and good organizational and communication skills.
MD Anderson is ranked one of the top two hospitals in cancer care nationwide for 25 years by U.S. News & World Report. The cancer center ranks high in the number of National Cancer Institute grants and invests millions in research every year; it offers active graduate and post-doctoral training programs, and the unmatched scientific environment of the Texas Medical Center, the world’s largest biomedical center.
For those interested, please send a CV, three letters of recommendation, and a 2-3 page research statement describing past achievement s, skills and research interests to Gracie Cantuemail@example.com, and Dr. Ferdinandos Skoulidis, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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