· The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
· Location: Houston, TX
· Job Number: 7054088
· Posting Date: Nov 1, 2018
One postdoctoral position in the field of tumor microenvironment is available in Dr. Jing Yang’s lab in the Department of Lymphoma and Myeloma at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Fellow is being recruited for projects aimed at identifying biomarkers for therapeutic targets in multiple myeloma. The overarching goal of Dr. Yang’s translational research program is to study the mechanism underlying the pathogenesis of myeloma bone disease, interaction of myeloma cells with bone marrow microenvironment and the role of tumor microenvironment in chemotherapy resistance. These studies aim to provide novel and potential therapeutic targets and tools for the treatment myeloma and myeloma-associated bone disease. Please refer to our recent publication for more information (science translational medicine 2016; Sci Signal 10(509), 12/2017).
We seek highly motivated, enthusiastic individuals who have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree with less than 2 years of postdoctoral experience in biochemistry, molecular biology and molecular genetics or related fields. Any candidates with a solid background in tumor bone disease, tumor microenvironment, tumor metastasis, animal experiments, and signaling pathways are especially encouraged to apply. Applications, including curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, and a brief summary of past accomplishments should be sent by regular mail or email to: Dr. Jing Yang. Email: email@example.com
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 for fresh PhD and with adjustment for more senior candidates. MD Anderson is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Jing Yang, Ph.D.