· The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
· Location: Houston, TX
· Job Number: 7054089
· Posting Date: Nov 1, 2018
· Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Position Summary: A postdoctoral fellow position is immediately available in the Mani Laboratory (https://www.mani.us ) at UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston to dissect out the molecular mechanism that regulates cancer stem cell properties. In particular, this candidate will focus to understand how the epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) makes cancer cells to become cancer stem cells and how these CSCs escape the immune system. Postdoctoral fellows from the Mani lab get the opportunity to collaborate with clinicians and other basic scientists within MD Anderson as well as across the Texas Medical Center.
Required Qualifications: Only motivated and enthusiastic individuals with Ph.D. training in cell biology, cancer biology, molecular biology, and genetics or other closely related areas are welcome to apply. Candidate with research extensive experience in cancer biology as well as handling mice are encouraged to apply. Candidates must have demonstrated the ability to perform experimental work, published papers, and capable of working independently and collaboratively. Candidates must also be good in scientific communication, enthusiasm for interdisciplinary research and collaboration.
Salary and Benefits: Base pay will be commensurate with experience. This position is eligible for full-time benefits. Please visit our website at to view a summary of benefits.
Application Method: The position is available immediately. Interested applicants should submit (1) 1-page cover letter stating the career goals, research experience, and anticipated available date, (2) curriculum vitae, and (3) contact information for three references (reference letters are not required at the time of application). Applications or questions regarding the position should be directed to Sendurai Mani, Ph.D. at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sendurai A. Mani, Ph.D.
Department of Translational Molecular Pathology
Co-Director, Metastasis Research Center
Co-Director, Center for Stem Cell and Developmental Biology
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas 77030
Ms. Andrea Jones