DNA Transcription Postdoc Fellow

San Antonio, Texas
Salary is commensurate with experience and accomplishments
August 04 2020
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute (GCCRI) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San

Antonio is looking for an outstanding postdoctoral fellow to work in the laboratory of Dr. Alex Bishop.

We are seeking a motivated, creative postdoctoral fellow to work on DNA damage response and transcription and metabolism in cancer. The candidates will be expected to participate in the ongoing projects within the lab, working closely with other members of the lab and interacting with collaborators. We are a highly dynamic interactive team working to synergistically drive each individual’s projects using a multitude of state-of-the-art techniques and systems to address interesting questions. Our lab is particularly interested in addressing the interface between replication stress, homologous recombination, transcription stress and proteotoxicity in a variety of settings.

The candidates must have a Ph.D. or M.D. in a relevant field preferably with zero to four years of postdoctoral experience. Applicants should have excellent communication skills and ability to conduct research independently. The ideal candidates would have experience in using molecular biology and cell biology. Familiarity with biochemical methods is desired, experience with mouse xenografts and pharmacological agents in vivo is a plus. Salary is commensurate with experience and accomplishments; starting at NIH pay scale. Additional information regarding the Bishop lab and scientific interests can be found at:  http://gccri.uthscsa.edu/ABishop.html.

To apply, please send your CV with bibliography, description of research experience and contact information for three references to:

Alex Bishop
Associate Professor, Cell Systems and Anatomy
Principal Investigator, Greehey Children's Cancer Research Institute
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Mail Code 7784
8403 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, TX 78229-3900


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