The Vaseva and Zheng labs at the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute are seeking a postdoctoral fellow to lead an NCI-funded project. The project will combine omics (RNAseq, DNAseq, proteomics) and experimental approaches to define markers of response and mechanisms of resistance to targeted therapies in pediatric sarcomas. Ideal candidate will be independent, motivated and hard-working. He/she is expected to work closely with the PIs and demonstrate excellent communication and intrapersonal skills.
The Zheng and Vaseva labs are located at Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute (GCCRI), UT Health San Antonio. GCCRI is housed in a state-of-the-art 100,000 sq. ft. building and is the largest free-standing childhood cancer research facility in Texas, USA. The building is home to the genome sequencing facility, siRNA/CRISPR screening facility, bioinformatics core, and 17 research labs. These labs work on different aspects of childhood cancer and are highly synergized. Such synergy leads to abundant collaborations and an intellectually stimulating academic environment.
The Greehey CCRI is dedicated to developing more effective and less toxic therapies for children afflicted by cancer.
Qualifications include significant training in bioinformatics, computational biology, or a related discipline; Cancer biology training and experience or willingness to learn and apply wet bench approaches will be preferred. Responsibilities include data analysis, algorithm design, reports, and manuscript preparation. The PIs are committed to trainees’ career development and will provide opportunities for the successful candidate to compete for fellowships, high-profile publications, and academic awards.
Interested candidates should email their cover letter describing past research experience/skills and future research interests/plans, curriculum vitae, and the contact information of three references to Dr. Angelina Vaseva (firstname.lastname@example.org).