Postdoctoral Fellows- RNA modification and Epigenetics in Cancer
- Employer The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
- LocationHouston, TX
- Job Number7047685
- Application DeadlineDec 31, 2017
Four postdoctoral positions are available in Dr. Suyun Huang’s research laboratory at MD Anderson Cancer Center to study the molecular mechanisms underlying cancer development and progression. The ongoing studies in the laboratory focus on identification and functional validation of molecular determinants of glioblastoma and brain metastasis (from breast cancer). The research is fully funded by National Institutes of Health grants. Please refer to our recent publications for more information (Cancer Cell 2017, Nature Cell Biology 2016, Nature Communications 2016, The Journal of Clinical Investigation 2014, EMBO J. 2016, & Cancer Cell 2011).
Candidates must have a solid publication record, including first-authored publication(s) in respected journal and evidence of excellent skills in spoken and written English. Candidates are preferred with a Ph.D. degree in biochemistry, molecular biology and molecular genetics and with experience in the areas of protein modification, transcriptional control, protein-protein interaction, epigenetics and animal modeling.
MD Anderson is the number one cancer center in the United States by the U.S.News and World Report’s “America’s Best Hospitals” survey. These positions will provide outstanding training opportunities and experiences to highly motivated individuals to work in an exceptionally supportive and collaborative environment at Texas Medical Center, the world’s largest biomedical center. A competitive salary with an excellent compensation and benefits package will be provided. The pay scale follows NIH guidelines ($47,484 for fresh PhD with adjustment for more senior candidates). MD Anderson is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Houston is the 4th largest city in the United States with relatively low living cost and no state or city income tax.