Postdoctoral Fellow position

Based on experince and/or papers published. Discussed at interview
March 24 2016
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type

Postdoctoral Fellow positions are immediately available in Dr. Li Ma’s lab at MD Anderson Cancer Center. This lab studies metastasis (Nature Medicine 2012), tumor radioresistance (Nature Cell Biology 2014; Nature Communications 2014), and regulation of key breast cancer proteins and pathways (Nature Cell Biology 2013; Nature Cell Biology 2014).

Current projects include: (1) studying the role of non-coding RNAs and developmental regulators in malignant progression; (2) screening for deubiquitinating enzymes that promote tumorigenesis, metastasis, or therapy resistance.

MD Anderson is ranked No.1 in cancer care in the United States by U.S. News & World Report. The cancer center ranks first in the number of National Cancer Institute grants and invested more than $510 million in research in 2009; it offers active graduate and postdoctoral training programs, and the unmatched scientific environment of the Texas Medical Center, the world’s largest biomedical center.

We consider candidates with a doctoral degree and strong first-author publications. Fresh PhDs are encouraged to apply. For those interested, please send a CV, three letters of recommendation, and a research statement to

MD Anderson Cancer Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability or veteran status except where such distinction is required by law. All positions at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center are security sensitive and subject to examination of criminal history record information. Smoke-free and drug-free environment.

Li Ma, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

UT M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Experimental Radiation Oncology – Unit 066

1515 Holcombe Blvd.

Houston, TX 77030-4009

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