Title:?Postdoctoral Fellow in the Taniguchi Lab
Position Summary:?The Radiation and Pancreatic Cancer Biology laboratory of Dr. Cullen Taniguchi at the University of Texas at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX is looking for a postdoctoral fellow for a NIH/NCI-funded project that seeks to protect the intestine from radiation injury. ?This science has implications for oncology treatments (pancreatic and liver cancers) and nuclear countermeasures (medical response to a terrorist attack or nuclear accident). The successful candidate will have significant experience in intestinal stem cell biology or radiation biology/physics. Experience with molecular biology, histology and tissue preparation, cell biology, and mouse modeling are very helpful but not required.
For more information please, visit TaniguchiLab.org or our MDACC website https://www.mdanderson.org/research/departments-labs-institutes/labs/taniguchi-laboratory.html)
What we offer:
? ? ?Training and expertise in radiation biology, intestinal stem cell biology and pancreatic cancer.
? ? ?A stimulating environment with freedom to develop new research directions.
? ? ?Supportive mentorship for multi-faceted career development and opportunities tailored towards individual career goals.
? ? ?A fun, hard-working and supportive lab that practices team-based science
? ? ?The chance to live in Houston, a dynamic and diverse metropolis with tons of culture, a vibrant food scene, and championship sports teams!
What we’re looking for:
? ? ?Ideally someone who is less than one year out from completing their PhD, though we will consider candidates with all levels of experience.
? ? ?An enthusiastic and ambitious individual with a strong interest in our research and laboratory environment.
? ? ?Fearlessness in learning new techniques and designing projects independently.
? ? ?Strong verbal and written communication skills.
? ? ?Willingness to apply for applicable postdoctoral fellowships and eagerness to take advantage of other career development opportunities.
? ? ?Interest in working with junior lab members and summer undergraduates.
Start date:?Immediately or upon mutual agreement.
Application materials (important to follow directions)
· ? ? ? ? Cover letter outlining relevant expertise and scientific interests pertinent to our lab and your future projects. This letter will be a way to assess your thought process and writing skills.
· ? ? ? ? Updated CV/Biosketch
· ? ? ? ? Contact information for three references
Please email these three items to: ?email@example.com