Post Doc 1-11486
- Houston Methodist
- Location: Houston, TX
- Job Number: 7091600
- Posting Date: Jan 11, 2022
- Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionCategory: Houston Methodist Academic Institute
Job Type: Full-Time
Posted Date: 1/11/2022
Performs basic science research under the supervision/direction of a Principal Investigator.
A Post-Doctoral Fellow position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Chih-Chi Andrew Hu with a focus on Cancer, Immunology, Cell signaling, and Drug Discovery. This position focuses on the study of the endoplasmic reticulum (ER)-associated stress signaling molecules and their roles in survival, metastasis and chemoresistance of cancer following the infection with the extracellular African trypanosome parasite, the causative agent of the Sleeping sickness in humans. A key component of this effort is to identify molecular targets that can be used for the treatment of B cell cancer via investigating B cell cancer mouse models and African trypanosome infection. Special consideration will be given to candidates who are in the final stage of their doctoral training and have a strong background and experience in cancer and immunology and in in vivo and ex vivo assays, such as FACS, cell culture, ELISA and cell signaling during doctoral training. Highly motivated applicants should send a cover letter, complete CV, and contact information for three references to the attention of Dr. Hu at [email protected] or Dr. De Trez at [email protected]
At Houston Methodist, the Postdoctoral Fellow position is responsible for performing basic research duties under the supervision/direction of a Physician (Principal Investigator).This position may work in a laboratory setting or may consist of computer work that supports the department’s research mission.
PATIENT AGE GROUP(S) AND POPULATION(S) SERVED
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HOUSTON METHODIST EXPERIENCE EXPECTATIONS
oProvide personalized care and service by consistently demonstrating our I CARE values
:-INTEGRITY:We are honest and ethical in all we say and do.
-COMPASSION:We embrace the whole person including emotional, ethical, physical, and spiritual needs.
-ACCOUNTABILITY:We hold ourselves accountable for all our actions.
-RESPECT:We treat every individual as a person of worth, dignity, and value.
-EXCELLENCE:We strive to be the best at what we do and a model for others to emulate.
oFocuses on patient/customer safety
oDelivers personalized service using HM Service Standards
oProvides for exceptional patient/customer experiences by following our Standards of Practice of always using Positive Language(AIDET, Managing Up, Key Words)
oIntentionally rounds with patients/customers to ensure their needs are being met
oInvolves patients (customers) in shift/handoff reports byenabling their participation in their plan of care as applicable to the given job
oDisplays cultural humility, diversity, equity and inclusion principles oActively supports the organization vision, fulfills the mission and abides by the I CARE values
oPostdoctoral Fellow 0, 1, 2, 3, 4–Doctor of Medicine (MD) from an accredited medical school or Doctoral Degree (PhD) in medical field(A letter from the academic institution certifying that all student work is complete will be considered for Postdoctoral Fellow 0 only.)
oPostdoctoral Fellow 0–None oPostdoctoral Fellow 1–One year of Postdoc experience oPostdoctoral Fellow 2 –Two years’ Postdocexperience oPostdoctoral Fellow 3 –Three years’ Postdocexperience oPostdoctoral Fellow 4 –Four years’Postdoc experience
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
oDemonstrates the skills and competencies necessary to safely perform the assigned job, determined through on-going skills, competency assessments, and performance evaluations
oSufficient proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing the English language necessary to perform the essential functions of this job, especially with regard to activities impacting patientor employee safety or security
oAbility to effectively communicatewith patients, physicians, family members and co-workers in a manner consistent with a customer service focus and application of positive language principles
oDemonstrated knowledge of biomedical research
oAbility to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
oDemonstrates flexibility and adaptability in the workplace