Postdoctoral Fellow

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7075480

Posted: February 25, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available in the Department of Genomic Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, United States. This position reports to Dr. Andrea Viale in Genomic Medicine Department.

We seek a talented and highly motivated Postdoctoral Fellow to work in Genomic Medicine Department on metabolic heterogeneity in pancreatic cancer. The primary research will focus on determining the molecular mechanisms responsible for mitochondrial functional diversity at the subclonal level and how metabolic heterogeneity affects tumor response to therapy.

The Postdoctoral Fellow’s primary research will be focused on pancreatic cancer the study will involve the use of multiple cutting-edge technologies such as genomic and Rna sequencing, single-cell transcriptomics, ATAC-seq, molecular barcoding, metabolomics and high content-imaging.

Requirements: Highly motivated individuals with a recent PhD or MD/PhD degree in biological fields. Experience preferred in metabolism, molecular biology and in vivo mouse work.

Interested applicants should send a Cover Letter specifying past research experience/skills/accomplishments, a Curriculum Vitae and the contact information of three (3) Referees to Dr. Andrea Viale at aviale@mdanderson.org with the subject line entitled “Postdoctoral Fellow - Application – Applicant’s Name”.

Consideration of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Stipend support will follow the NIH Kirschstein-NRSA stipend levels level for the appropriate PGY.


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Job posting number:#7075480
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
Houston,Texas
United States
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