Postdoctoral Associate - Molecular and Cell Biology

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7056985 (Ref:308602MG)

Posted: April 16, 2019

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

POST DOCTORAL TRAINING POSITION IN CANCER METABOLISM AND IMMUNE FUNCTION

We are looking to recruit a post-doctoral trainee to work on a project whose focus is to determine the interaction between altered tumor metabolism and immune microenvironment. This is a 5 year NIH-funded project.

Required:

  • Education: PhD
  • The potential candidate should have no more than 3 years following completion of PhD.
  • The candidate should have first author paper(s) from the graduate and post-doctoral work.
  • The candidate should have outstanding communication and writing skills and should be a good team player.
  • Prior experience in the areas of breast cancer, tumor metabolism, cancer metabolism and immunology is a plus.
  • Candidate should be able to design logical experiments, execute them, analyze the data, interpret the data as well as demonstrate competency in trouble shooting.
  • On the technical side, the candidate should be well versed with in cell culture, organoid cultures, shRNA based knockdowns, phenotypic assessment using functional studies, QPCR, immunoblot etc.
  • Candidate should also have experience with in vivo work including generation of xenograft tumors, survival surgery and in vivo drug administration. Salary per NIH scale.


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.


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