Postdoctoral Position - Tumor Microenvironment

Postdoctoral Position - Tumor Microenvironment

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Dallas, TX, United States

Lung Cancer Biology

One postdoctoral position focused on studying the lung tumor microenvironment and immunotherapy in lung cancer, is available in the Pathology Department at UT Southwestern Medical Center. In our laboratory, specific emphasis will be placed on understanding the role of oncogenes and tumor suppressors in suppressing anti-tumor immunity. This work will incorporate the use of cell culture, mouse models, and clinical specimens.

Ideal candidate must have experience with cancer research and have a track record of leading projects to publication. Experience with mouse models, flow cytometry, molecular biology, advanced cell culture techniques is preferred. Postdoctoral fellow will be expected to direct independent projects in a multi-disciplinary setting and collaborate with the other members of the laboratory.


  1. PhD or MD, PhD in a related discipline
  2. Record of research accomplishment
  3. Self motivated with a positive attitude
  4. Potential to become independent researcher

Our laboratory is located in the North Campus of UT Southwestern Medical Center; we have access to all of the state of the art instruments in the Core facilities in the campus. We also closely interact with other investigators in the Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Interested individuals should send a CV, statement of interests, and a list of three references to:

Esra Akbay, PhD
UT Southwestern Medical Center
5323 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75390-9072
Attn: Linda Jones

UT Southwestern is an Equal Opportunity Institution


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Postdoctoral Position - Tumor Microenvironment