The Department of Pediatrics – Research of the Children’s Cancer Hospital at MD Anderson Cancer Center is welcoming applications for productive and promising recent PhDs to pursue a postdoctoral fellowship in Sarcoma Biology and Metastasis. This funded position will be under the mentorship of Dr. Dennis Hughes, a physician-scientist with recognized expertise in osteosarcoma both in the laboratory and clinic.
The successful applicant will be expected to take over the day-to-day leadership of an ongoing, funded project in the mechanisms regulating hematogenous metastasis of sarcomas and other solid tumors of childhood, and will have the opportunity to pursue new ideas and observations. Very qualified individuals also will have the opportunity to compete for institutional Odyssey Fellowships, which provide additional training in translational research, augmented mentorship from senior translational leaders, and increased compensation.
Essential qualifications include clear potential for excellent productivity as demonstrated by multiple publications, excellent writing and speaking skills, outstanding teamwork, and a strong recommendation from the PhD mentor, and at least one other reference. Note: Candidates may not have more than 3 years’ experience as a postdoctoral fellow at the time of application.
Interested applicants should send a letter or inquiry, as well as CV and graduate transcript, to:
Dennis P. M. Hughes, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
1515 Holcombe Blvd, MOD 1.021d
Houston, TX 77030
Application by e-mail is encouraged.
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Contact: Dennis P. M. Hughes, MD, PhD
Pediatrics - Research
The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Blvd.
Houston, TX 77030
Deadline: Contact employer