Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept. of Hematopoietic Biology and Malignancy (Dr. Deepa Sampath)

The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7090282

Posted: December 7, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

A Postdoctoral position is available in the Department of Hematopoietic Biology and Malignancy, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, United States. This position reports to Dr. Deepa Sampath in the Department of Hematopoietic Biology and Malignancy.

We are seeking a talented and highly motivated Postdoctoral Fellow to perform hands-on experiments to generate CRISPR edited lines and perform basic and translational research to investigate the genetic and epigenetic mechaisms underlying the formation and growth of hematological malignancies. The Postdoctoral Fellow will conduct experiments to measure gene expression, chromatin conformation, single cell RNA and ATAC sequencing as well as synthetic lethal studies in cultured cells and primary tissue. The fellow will also be involved in study design, data analysis and manuscript preparation by attending lab meetings, journal clubs, and research seminars.

The Postdoctoral Fellow’s primary research focus is to gain mechanistic understanding of genetic and epigenetic mechanisms that drive hematological malignancies; learn molecular biology and genomics analysis skills and train and learn study design, data analysis and manuscript writing.

Eligibility Requirements:
Individuals with a PhD degree in cancer biology, molecular biology, genetics, immunology, or related fields with less than 2 years of postdoctoral experience. Experience with rodent studies is required for this role. Candidate should have strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects. Proven track record of publications, excellent written and oral communication skills are required.

Application process:
Interested applicants should send a cover letter describing your past research experience and a curriculum vitae to Roxanna Anaya ([email protected]) with the subject line “Postdoc Application in the Dept. of Hematopoietic Biology and Malignancy (Dr. Deepa Sampath)”

Consideration of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Stipend support will follow the NIH Kirschstein-NRSA stipend levels level for the appropriate PGY.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html


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