Postdoctoral Fellow/Medicine-Hematology - 18000001FP

Postdoctoral Fellow/Medicine-Hematology - 18000001FP

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC)

Memphis, TN, United States

Postdoctoral Fellow/Medicine-Hematology – 18000001FP


The Makowski Lab is looking for an exceptional postdoctoral fellow to conduct studies on oxidative stress and cancer. We use cell culture, pre-clinical models, biochemical assays, single cell analysis, and genomic/metabolomic profiling to address hypotheses regarding the complex links between oxidative stress, obesity, and cancer outcomes. This fellow must think independently to design and plan experiments, problem solve, and be technically skilled in typical molecular techniques, with essential expertise in murine models and cell culture. Knowledge of flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry, rodent pre-clinical models and orthotopic transplant oncology studies, metabolism, and bioinformatics are a plus. This fellow is expected apply for grants (NIH K, K99/R00, and F32, and other postdoctoral grants) with the mentoring support. Exceptional oral and written skills are required. Fellows must complete first and co-author manuscripts and present findings at local and national meetings. We are looking for an accomplished, organized, efficient, trustworthy, and dynamic personality. The position will be at University of Tennessee Health Science Center ( in the Center for Cancer Research ( Postdoctoral fellows will be part of the University of Tennessee postdoctoral association ( with the support of the UTHSC postdoctoral office (


Ph.D. must have been completed later than 2014. Ph.D. in molecular biology, biochemistry, immunology, or similar with >5 years of experience is required. Multiple lead publications in top scientific journals and presentations at national conferences are required.

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Salary will be commensurate with relevant experience and is competitive for postdoctoral research fellows. The position includes an excellent benefits package ( Located in Memphis, a dynamic Mid-South city rich in culture, history, diversity, music and cuisine, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is one of the largest, most comprehensive academic health centers in the United States with a solid commitment to postdoctoral training. UTHSC is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA/V institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services.

Job Postdoctoral Fellows

Primary Location US-Tennessee-Memphis

Organization Medicine-Hematology

Campus/Institute – Memphis

Schedule – Full-time

Job Posting Sep 24, 2018, 1:56:53 PM


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Postdoctoral Fellow/Medicine-Hematology - 18000001FP