Postdoc Position Focusing on Epigenetic Regulation in Normal and Malignant Hematopoiesis

Posted Date: 
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Department: 
Molecular Medicine
Position Description: 

A postdoctoral position is available in the research laboratory of Dr. Mingjiang Xu ( https://www.uthscsa.edu/academics/biomedical-sciences/faculty/profile/76546/Xu%2C-Mingjiang ) at the Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Texas Health San Antonio. The focus of the lab is investigating roles of TET2mutations and lncRNA dysregulation in myeloid malignancies.  The successful candidate will perform highly interdisciplinary and collaborative scientific research to define the epigenetic and molecular mechanisms by which TET2 mutations or deregulation of oncogenic lncRNAs lead to myeloid malignancies using both animal models and primary human samples. 

Position Requirements: 

This position requires a Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in biochemistry, molecular/cell biology, cancer biology, or closely related biological sciences. Any prior experience in hematopoiesis and RNA biology, mouse models, and bioinformatics analyses will be greatly valued and encouraged to apply. The ideal applicant is a goal oriented, pro-active and hard-working individual with excellent organizational skills who is passionate about making a difference in cancer research. 

Institution Web Site: http://molecularmedicine.uthscsa.edu/index.aspx

"All Postdoctoral appointments are designated as security sensitive positions."

"The University of Texas Health San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including protected veterans and persons with disabilities."

How to Apply: 

To apply:
Please send the application package to Dr. Mingjiang Xu (xum1@uthscsa.edu) in one single pdf file including a cover letter briefly describing your previous experience and your future research interest/plan, curriculum vitae with list of publications, and contact information of three references. You are also welcome to send any inquiries or questions you might have. 

Contact information:

Dr. Mingjiang Xu
Department of Molecular Medicine 
The University of Texas Health San Antonio
7703 Floyd Curl Drive, MC 8257
San Antonio, TX, 78229-3900
Email: xum1@uthscsa.edu

Contact Name: 
Mingjiang Xu
Contact Email: 
Deadline to Apply: 
Monday, November 30, 2020
Job Number: 
197

All postdoctoral appointments are designated as security sensitive positions. UT Health San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including protected veterans and persons with disabilities.