Postdoctoral Positions Available

Houston, Texas
Salary discussed at interview.
February 13 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type

Postdoctoral positions are available immediately to study DNA damage repair mechanisms and genomic instability syndromes related to cancer development. The laboratory utilizes molecular biology and genetics approach to dissect cellular pathways that protect the genome integrity (see our publications:  Huang, Y. et al. Cell reports 7, 1849-1857 (2014); Wang, Y. et al. Mol Cell (2013); Li, L. Mol Cell 44, 174-176 (2011); Shen, X. et al. Mol Cell 35, 716-723 (2009)). The laboratory is located within The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Current studies include repair of complex DNA lesions and functions of the Fanconi anemia genes. We seek candidates with strong qualifications in the following areas: molecular/cell biology, biochemistry, cancer genetics.

We are seeking candidates who are self-motivated and career-oriented to join an exciting highly interactive research team. UT MD Anderson is ranked No. 1 in cancer care in the United States by the U.S. News and World Report’s “America’s Best Hospitals” survey. It ranks 1st in the number of awarded grants from National Cancer Institute. It offers active graduate and postdoctoral training programs and the unmatched scientific environment of the Texas Medical Center, the world’s largest biomedical center.

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is an equal opportunity/affirmative action 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 in a smoke-free and drug-free environment.

Interested candidates are encouraged to contact me by email at or mail to:

Lei Li, Ph. D.


Department of Genetics

Department of Experimental Radiation Oncology

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Unit 066

1515 Holcombe Blvd

Houston, TX 77030