The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

Postdoctoral Fellow - Postdoctoral Fellow, LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes

Hiring department Medical School
Monthly salary $3,956+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 18-02-06-01-0712
Job Status Open
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

One year assignment which can be renewed on an annual basis up to a total of five years. Previous time in a postdoctoral fellow position (whether paid or unpaid) at the University or at any other university counts towards this time limitation (unless the area or discipline changes). Final candidate will need to provide official PhD degree verification documents from the granting institution.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information

Purpose

Perform research in the lab and program of Dr. Song (Stephen) Yi, Principal Investigator and Assistant Professor of Oncology at the LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes.

Essential Functions

Use systems and computational biology, bioinformatics, and proteomics approaches to identify genetic and epigenetic biomarkers, and synthetic lethal mechanisms underlying cancer and immunity for personalized medicine. Perform bioinformatics data analyses and integrative mechanistic studies in a collaborative environment. Perform projects utilizing functional data from cell lines, Patient Derived Xenograft (PDX) models and cancer patients. Perform data analysis include genomics, proteomics, network biology, epigenetics and next-generation sequencing. Publish manuscripts, write and edit grants, progress reports. Participate in the design of a project. Lead a research effort in the direction set forth by the PI and the specific project.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Ph.D. degree in bioinformatics, systems and computational biology, cancer biology, immunology, or relevant field within the last three years. The Dell Medical School is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to diversity and excellence within the learning health system. At the Dell Medical School we strive to create a vital, inclusive health ecosystem. To ensure alignment, we follow these fundamental values: https://dellmed.utexas.edu/culture.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with cancer genomics, CRISPR screens and next-generation sequencing analysis.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation

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