Skip to main content

Postdoctoral Fellow - Experimental Radiation Oncology

Employer
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Location
Houston, Texas
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 31, 2024

View more

Discipline
Health Sciences
Organization Type
Healthcare/Hospital

Job Details

Postdoctoral positions are available immediately to work in the areas of DNA damage repair and cancer biology. The lab focuses on the roles of tumor suppressor genes and oncogenes in DNA repair, cell cycle regulation, and other signaling pathways involved in tumor initiation, progression and metastasis. The approaches we take range from mammalian cell culture, molecular biology, biochemistry to mouse genetics. We also conduct large-scale proteomic studies and whole genome CRISPR sgRNA in vitro and in vivo screens to explore various cancer related signal transduction pathways.

We seek applicants who are self-motivated and career-oriented to join an exciting and highly interactive research team. We have track record of training the best and the brightest postdoctoral fellows who have become exceptional independent group leaders in United States and other countries. The research environment at MD Anderson is outstanding and nurturing, especially for applicants who are interested in cancer biology and translational collaborations. MD Anderson Cancer Center is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Highly motivated and energetic applicants are encouraged to contact me by e-mail at jchen8@mdanderson.org or letter to:

Dr. Junjie Chen
Professor and Chair
Department of Experimental Radiation Oncology
The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Boulevard
Houston, Texas 77030

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Applicants must hold a recent PhD (including PhD candidates) or equivalent doctorate who is seeking a temporary appointment, under the supervision of a faculty mentor, involving full-time laboratory-based research or scholarship in preparation for an academic or research career as an independent investigator.

ADDITIONAL APPLICATION INFORMATION
LINK TO INFO

POSITION INFORMATION
MD Anderson follows the NIH stipend levels as outlined by the Kirchstein - NRSA . This full-time trainee position will provide a salary between $56,484 to $68,604, dependent upon the years of postgraduate experience.

MD Anderson offers compensated trainees:
- Paid medical benefits (zero premium) starting on first day for trainees who work 30 or more hours per week
- Group Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D and Disability coverage
- Paid Education Vacation and Sick Leave
- Paid institutional holidays, wellness leave, childcare leave and other paid leave programs
- Teachers Retirement System defined-benefit pension plan and two voluntary retirement plans
- Employer paid life, AD&D and an illness-related reduced salary pay program
- Health Savings Account and Dependent Care Reimbursement flexible spending accounts
- Fertility benefits
- State of Texas longevity pay
- Extensive wellness, fitness, employee health programs and employee resource groups

FACULTY MENTOR
Dr. Junjie Chen

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.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert