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Postdoctoral Fellow - Experimental Radiation Oncology

Employer
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Location
MDA-On-Site
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 31, 2024

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Discipline
Health Sciences
Organization Type
Healthcare/Hospital

Job Details

The Park laboratory is dedicated to investigating the mechanisms of tumorigenesis (endoderm-derived cancers) and tissue regeneration, with a focus on WNT signaling. Our research utilizes a comprehensive approach involving genetically engineered organoids, mouse models, patient samples, and single-cell transcriptomics. Candidates should have expertise in mammalian cell culture, molecular biology, biochemistry, or cell biology. Training in bioinformatics related to single-cell RNA-seq will be provided. For more information, please visit www.JParkLab.org.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop expertise in cutting-edge single-cell biology techniques, genetically engineered organoids, and advanced microscopy. A postdoctoral fellow will also have the chance to collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of researchers and expand their knowledge in the field of cancer biology, genetics, and cell biology. By the end of the fellowship, the candidate will have acquired comprehensive skills in experimental design, data analysis, and scientific communication, positioning them for a successful transition into an independent research career.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Applicants must hold a recent PhD (including PhD candidates) or equivalent doctorate and have a strong interest in pursuing a full-time laboratory-based research or scholarship position under the supervision of a faculty mentor. This opportunity is designed to prepare individuals for an independent career as a researcher or academic.

ADDITIONAL APPLICATION INFORMATION
We seek applicants who are self-motivated and career-oriented to join an exciting and highly interactive research team. The research environment at MD Anderson is outstanding and nurturing, especially for applicants who are interested in cancer biology and translational collaborations.

FACULTY MENTOR
Dr Jae-IL Park

Company

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report's 2023 rankings. It is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.

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