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Postdoctorial research position available open

A postdoctoral research position is available for a talented, creative and strongly motivated experimentalist with a recent PhD degree in Biology, Bioengineering or a related field. Successful candidate will join our efforts to investigate the survival of drug treatment and the development of drug resistance in Baker's yeast as a model organism. The project involves building synthetic gene circuits to regulate the expression of drug resistance genes, single cell imaging, flow cytometry, studying drug resistance, and experimental evolution under drug treatment. Individuals with a history of interdisciplinary collaboration and experience in yeast genetics, single cell imaging, and/or experimental evolution are especially encouraged to apply.
To apply, please email (i) a CV including list of peer-reviewed publications, (ii) the names and email addresses of three references, and (iii) a research statement (maximum 500 words) directly relevant to the above description to: <mdacc.job001@gmail.com>
Competitive salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience and qualification. The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is known as the leading cancer center in the world and has consistently been ranked and among the top 10 places to be a postdoctoral fellow based on surveys by The Scientist. We are located in the largest medical center of the continent, in close proximity to other degree granting universities and medical schools, with outstanding opportunities for research and development.
The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, or veteran status except where such distinction is required by law. All positions at M. D. Anderson are security sensitive and subject to examination of criminal history record information. Smoke-free and drug-free environment.
Contact: Gabor Balazsi, PhD
Systems Biology - Unit 950
The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
P. O. Box 301429
Houston, TX 77230-1429
United States
Email: <mdacc.job001@gmail.com>

posted 2009.12.15