Postdoctoral Fellow to work on the role of epigenetic modifiers in tumor growth and metastasis

Posted Date: 
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Department: 
Greehey Children's Cancer Research Institute
Position Description: 

The Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute (GCCRI) at the UT Health Science Center – San Antonio is looking for an outstanding postdoctoral fellow to work in the laboratory of Dr. Manjeet Rao.
  
We are seeking a self-motivated postdoctoral fellow to work on the role of epigenetic modifiers in tumor growth and metastasis.  The candidate will be expected to participate in the ongoing efforts within the lab to capitalize upon testing the role of novel epigenetic modifiers, examining their role in cancer, how they are altered within cancer and the consequences of these alterations.  

All Postdoctoral appointments are designated as security sensitive positions.  The University of Texas Health San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including protected veterans and persons with disabilities.

Position Requirements: 

The candidate must have a Ph.D. or M.D. in a relevant field preferably with less than five years of postdoctoral experience.   Applicants should have excellent communication skills, and ability to conduct research independently.  The ideal candidate would have strong background in molecular biology, characterization of protein function, protein purification, establishing and using transient and stable cell clones, mouse models and ability to implement a variety of assays associated with cancer biology research as needed.  Experience in bioinformatics will be considered a plus.  Salary is commensurate with experience and accomplishments.  Additional information regarding the Rao lab can be found at: https://gccri.uthscsa.edu/lab/rao-lab/

How to Apply: 

To apply, please send your CV with bibliography, description of research experience and contact information for three references to:
Dr. Manjeet Rao
Professor and Deputy Director
Greehey Children's Cancer Research Institute
Co-Leader, Experimental and Developmental Therapeutics, Mays Cancer Center
Director, Cancer Biology Graduate Program
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Mail Code 7784
8403 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, TX 78229-3900
Email: raom@uthscsa.edu 

Contact Name: 
Manjeet Rao
Contact Email: 
Deadline to Apply: 
Thursday, December 31, 2020
Job Number: 
198

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.