Postdoctoral Fellow in Thoracic/Head and Neck Medical Oncology (Dr. Maura Gillison)

The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7057093

Posted: April 23, 2019

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

A postdoctoral position is available in the Department of Thoracic Head and Neck Medical Oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, focusing on the genomics and immune landscape of head and neck cancer and the development of models systems for HPV-positive head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. We will develop and use research methods involving single-cell sequencing, functional genomics/CRISPR-Cas9 technology, cancer biology, in vivo disease models, molecular biology, human genetics and genomics methods, and bioinformatics analysis to identify and characterize the molecular causes of this disease. Applicants must have a recent Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree with strong research abilities and interests.

The successful candidate will have a track record of productivity in research, and have the talent, energy, passion, commitment and potential to take advantage of the vast resources available at the #1 ranked University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, molecular genetics laboratory-based technical skills and strong reference letters are required, and strong interest in bioinformatics analysis is preferred.

Interested candidates may send cover letter, CV, and names and contact information of three references to Maura L Gillison , M.D., Ph.D., Email:

M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on basis of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability or veteran status except where such distinction is required by law. All positions at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center are security sensitive and subject to examination of criminal history record information. Smoke-free and drug-free environment.

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Job posting number:#7057093
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
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