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Post-Doctoral Position, McGovern Medical School

McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Location: Integrative Biology and Pharmacology, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Closing Date: Open until filled

Job Description
A position is available for a Postdoctoral Fellow to study the functional roles and mechanisms of cAMP/Epac-mediated cell signaling in disease models related to inflammation, metabolic syndrome, or cardiovascular diseases using genetic and pharmacological approaches. The candidate must have extensive experience in cell signaling and molecular biology. Expertise with knockout mouse models and animal surgery is desirable. The candidate must be highly motivated and able to work independently and capable of designing experimental protocols, analyzing data, write up protocols and manuscripts, and lead out in the defining the direction of given investigations. The individual must have a Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) and work experience in a laboratory setting.

Interested individuals should send their resume via mail to Dr. Xiaodong Cheng, 6431 Fannin Street, McGovern Medical School, Houston, TX 77030 or via email. Applicants should include a cover letter describing their background and research interest, CV, and the contact information for three references.

The fulltime salary range is based on the 2016 NIH appropriate stipend level based on years of experience.

UTHealth is and EEO/AA employer. UTHealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or any other basis prohibited by law. EOE/M/D/F/V


Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Position

McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Location: Integrative Biology and Pharmacology, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Closing Date: Open until filled

Job Description:
A position is available for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to study regulatory mechanisms of lysosomal degradation in neurodegenerative disease. The candidate must have extensive experience in animal handling, cell culture, western blotting, immunocytochemistry, fluorescence imaging, molecular biology techniques, and excellent oral communication and writing skills. Research experience on autophagy, organelles, calcium signaling, and/or ion channels is preferred. The candidate must be able to work independently and capable of designing experimental protocols, analyzing data, writing up protocols and research manuscripts, and taking the lead in defining the direction of given investigations. The individual must have a Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) and work experience in a laboratory setting.

Interested individuals should send their resume to: McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, Attn: Dr. Michael Zhu, 6431 Fannin, MSB 4.128, TX 77030; or e-mail to: Michael.X.Zhu@uth.tmc.edu. Applicants should include a cover letter describing their background and research interest, CV, and the contact information for three references.

UTHealth is and EEO/AA employer. UTHealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or any other basis prohibited by law. EOE/M/D/F/V


Postdoctoral Research Fellow Position

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA

TITLE: Postdoctoral Research Fellow
LOCATION: Integrative Biology and Pharmacology, McGovern Medical School
SALARY: Commensurate with experience
CLOSING DATE: Open until filled

JOB DESCRIPTION:

A position is available for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to study “mutant p53 and related oncogenic signaling in familial cancer syndromes as well as sporadic cancer diseases with cell or mouse models.” The candidate must have extensive experience in “Cell culture/ stem cell culture, molecular biology techniques, basic knowledge and experience in analyzing the next generation sequencing datasets. Candidate with mouse model experiences is preferred.” The candidate must be able to work independently and capable of designing experimental protocols, analyzing data, write up protocols and manuscripts, and lead out in the defining the direction of given investigations. The individual must have a Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) and work experience in a laboratory setting.

Interested individuals should send their resume to: Dr. Ruiying Zhao, 6431 Fannin, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX 77030; or e-mail to: Ruiying.Zhao@uth.tmc.edu. Applicants should include a cover letter describing their background and research interest, CV, and the contact information for three references.

UTHealth is and EEO/AA employer. UTHealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or any other basis prohibited by law. EOE/M/D/F/V