The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Postdoctoral Fellow

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Houston, TX, United States

New postdoctoral positions are open in a cancer research laboratory located within The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. The lab currently studies metabolic stress and metabolism in cancer [see our publications Nature Cell Biology 2020 (X 2), Cell Research 2020, Cancer Research 2020, Nature Cell Biology 2018, Nature Communications, 2017; PNAS, 2017; Nature Cell Biology 2016; Nature Cell Biology 2015; Nature. 2011; Cancer Cell. 2010; PNAS. 2008] (see link below for complete publication list: The lab is well funded to support various projects related to the research topics described above.

The putative postdoc researcher will have the opportunities to work on various projects studying the roles of nutrient metabolism and ferroptosis (a form of regulated cell death induced by lipid peroxidation) in tumor suppression and cancer therapy (please visit our lab webpage for detailed introduction on research projects Qualified candidates should have strong background in one or more of the following areas: molecular/cell biology, biochemistry, metabolism, cancer genetics, or using Mass Spectrometry-related technologies to study metabolism. We prefer candidates who are about to graduate with PhD or MD/PhD degree, or have graduated within the last 12 months. A track record of excellent first author publication during PhD training is essential. The pay scale follows NIH guidelines (

 $52,704 for fresh PhD with adjustment for more senior candidates).

MD Anderson is the number one cancer center in cancer care in the United States by the U.S.News and World Report’s “America’s Best Hospitals” survey. It ranks 1st in the number of awarded grants from National Cancer Institute. It offers active graduate and postdoctoral training programs and the unmatched scientific environment of the Texas Medical Center, the world’s largest biomedical center. 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.

The interested candidates should send a CV to

Boyi Gan, Ph. D.

Associate Professor

Program of Genes & Development

Program of Cancer Biology

The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Science

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Unit 066

1515 Holcombe Blvd

Houston, TX 77030

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Postdoctoral Fellow