Title: *POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW – (tumor biology)
Req #: meth-00042665
Location: The Methodist Research Institute (Texas Medical Center)
Employment Type: Full Time
Job Type: Regular
Company: The Methodist Research Institute
Since its founding in 1919, The Methodist Hospital, The Methodist Hospital System’s anchor facility, has earned worldwide recognition. The Methodist Hospital is affiliated with the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, one of the nation’s leading centers for medical education and research. Methodist is also affiliated with The Menninger Clinic, a national specialty psychiatric and behavioral hospital, ranked as one of ‘America’s Best Hospitals.’ The Methodist Hospital directs millions of research dollars into patient care and offers the latest innovations in medical, surgical and diagnostic techniques. With 1250 licensed beds, 52 operating rooms and over 5000 employees, The Methodist Hospital offers complete care for patients from around the world.
Independently develops research methods and performs research activities. Documents research results and writes reports of results for presentation and/or publication in professional journals and other publications. Assists in maintaining the functionality and operations of the Principal Investigator’s laboratory. Demonstrates the components of the I CARE values. Follows all safety rules while on the job. Reports accidents promptly and corrects minor safety hazards. Communicates with peers and management regarding any hazards identified in the workplace. Performs other duties as assigned by the Principal Investigator.
We are seeking a highly motivated scientist to join an intensely collaborative team of basic and translational research scientists interested in application of nanotechnology to personalized medicine for cancer treatment. The successful candidate will develop strategies to deliver therapeutics in nanoparticles for cancer treatment based on our multi-stage vector platform technology, and will be involved in all aspects of preclinical studies. He/She will work closely with experts in the fields of cancer biology, chemistry, physics, and engineering.
M.D. or Ph.D required
Experience requirements will vary depending on the field of research.
Postdoctoral Fellow 1 ‘ no Postdoc experience required
Postdoctoral Fellow 2 ‘ one year of Postdoc experience
Postdoctoral Fellow 3 ‘ two years of experience
Postdoctoral Fellow 4 ‘ three years of postdoc experience
Postdoctoral Fellow 5 ‘ four years of postdoc experience
A Ph. D. in cancer biology, pharmacology, or a related field, exceptional scholarly record, intellectual maturity, and independence as well as excellent teamwork and communication skills are required. Expertise in mouse tumor models is desirable.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED
SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
Experience in biomedical research required.
Research laboratory environment.
Research laboratory environment (in Fondren Brown building).
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