Post Doctoral Research Associate in cancer developmental therapeutics
- Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine
- Location: Lubbock, TX
- Job Number: 7096233
- Posting Date: Mar 22, 2022
Job DescriptionThe Cancer Center of the TTUHSC School of Medicine (http://cancer.TTUHSC.edu) has positions open for outstanding postdoctoral fellows in the field of cancer developmental therapeutics. Projects currently recruiting for fellows are studying novel approaches to targeting c-MYC (PI: Min Kang, PharmD) and developing new approaches to treat alternate lengthening of telomere (ALT) cancers (PI: C Patrick Reynolds, MD Ph.D.). Cancer center faculty carry out translational and clinical research in cancer drug development and are funded by grants from CPRIT, the National Cancer Institute, Department of Defense, and foundations. The Cancer Center has core resource labs for pharmacology, cancer animal models, a robust cancer biobank, and an early-phase clinical trial consortium (www.SPONC.org). The Children’s Oncology Group Childhood Cancer Repository (www.COGcell.org) located at TTUHSC establishes, banks, and provides patient-derived cell lines and xenografts to investigators in 28 countries. Examples of recent publications from TREC faculty: PMID: 31484706; PMID: 32291317; PMID: 32409685; PMID: 34408079.
Applicants must have a terminal degree (MD, Ph.D., PharmD, MD/Ph.D., or non-US equivalent), training in cancer molecular biology, and a strong publication record for their level of training. We are committed to diversity in education and employment, and strongly encourage applications from women and minorities.
Lubbock, TX, is a family-friendly city of more than 250,000 residents on the South Plains of West Texas. Our region boasts a diverse economy with strengths in agriculture, heath care, and higher education. Lubbock is home to Texas Tech University, providing educational and entertainment opportunities in collegiate athletics and the performing arts. The city's K-12 school system provides a solid education for children to achieve at the highest levels, including magnet, AP, and International Baccalaureate programs. Lubbock weather is mild, with an average of 262 days of sunshine per year.
Interested candidates must apply online at: careers.texastech.edu and search under Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center postdoctoral fellow positions, 27019BR and 25434BR: Two positions available
Candidates should submit a single PDF that includes a cover letter describing their interest in the position, curriculum vitae, and a brief summary of research interests.
Cancer Center, School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
School of Medicine, STOP 9445
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
3601 4th Street
Lubbock, TX 79430