The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Postdoctoral Fellow in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Houston, TX, United States

Company Information: Located in Houston, Texas, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has been ranked number one in the nation for cancer care by U.S. New & World Report. MD Anderson also has a great reputation for promoting career development among postdoctoral fellows. MD Anderson was recently ranked number 1 among the “Best Places to Work” for postdocs by The Scientist. It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity. All positions at MD Anderson Cancer Center are security sensitive and subject to examination of criminal history record information. MD Anderson Cancer Center provides a smoke-free and drug-free environment.

Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellow in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Duties and Responsibilities: A leading translational immune therapy research lab in the Division of Pediatrics at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center seeks a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow with a strong interest in immune therapy or organ failures.

Position Qualifications: This lab focuses on the discovery of novel immune therapy for solid tumors or organ failures. Qualified postdoc candidates should have a doctoral degree, with strong experience in generating mouse tumor (experience humanized mouse models will be a plus) or organ failure (lung or kidney failure) models. Prior experience/skills in immune cell isolation/expansion, i.v. injection, and flow cytometry are preferred but not essential. Expectations include abstracts/posters/talks at major national meetings and yearly publications.

Starting Salary: $50,004 for year 0 postdoc fellow and increased based on NIH pay scale

For those interested, please send a CV and 1-3 page research statement describing past achievements, skills and research interests to Kathy King at krking@mdanderson.org.

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Postdoctoral Fellow in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology