Postdoctoral Fellow position at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Location
San Antonio, Texas
Salary
Salary based on NIH Scale with benefits included
Posted
April 05 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

The laboratory of Katsumi Kitagawa (http://ccri.uthscsa.edu/KKitagawa.html) at The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio™) is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic scientist with a strong interest in studies on chromosome segregation.  Our research goal is to understand the role of CIN (chromosome instability) in cancer development.

Our lab is physically located within the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute (Greehey CCRI) at UT Health San Antonio.  We have regular access to an extensive array of core institutional facilities (Biochemistry core, CIDD, Research core labs) located within the Department of Biochemistry and Structural Biology, the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine, and Greehey CCRI.

Applicants with demonstrated experience in cell biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, or mammalian cell culture are preferred.  Candidates should hold (or soon expected to hold) a PhD or equivalent degree in a related discipline. Candidates who received a PhD within 2 years from now is preferred. Prior experience in immunofluorescence microscopy is desired but not required. If interested in applying, please send a short description of your research accomplishments, and current CV with a list of three (3) references to Katsumi Kitagawa (email: kitagawak@uthscsa.edu).

The Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute is a unique specialized cancer research center focusing on basic and translational research in childhood cancer, and occupies a state-of-the-art 100,000 sq. foot research facility on the university’s Greehey Academic and Research Campus.

San Antonio is the nation’s seventh largest city and offers a rich, multi-cultural community with a thriving bioscience industry.  It is located at the edge of the beautiful Texas Hill Country.

All Postdoctoral appointments are designated as security sensitive positions. The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including protected veterans and persons with disabilities.

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