Postdoctoral Fellow - Inflammation & Epigenetics
Job Ref # 32571
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Category: Clinical Research
Job Type: Full-Time
Location:
Houston Methodist Research Institute
6670 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX

Work Shift: DAY

Work Week: M - F


Job Summary


JOB SUMMARY

This position is seeking a Postdoctoral Candidate who has experience in immunology, cancer biology, or molecular biology.

Strong interest in cancer immunotherapy, vaccine development and antigen discovery. Excellent communication skills and self-motivation. Candidate will have the opportunity to apply cutting edge technology to study cancer immunotherapy in the laboratory of Dr. Rongfu Wang. Applicants will have a proven track record with publications.

If interested, please attach with your application a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and list of three references. On your letter of interest, please describe your research background, interests and future career goals.  


PATIENT AGE GROUP SERVED
Not applicable

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Develops research methods and performs research activities.  (EF)
Documents research results and writes reports of results for presentation and/or publication in professional journals and other publications.  (EF)
Assists in maintaining the functionality and operations of the Principal Investigator¿s laboratory.  (EF)
Demonstrates the components of the I CARE values.  (EF)
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.  (EF)
Performs other duties as assigned by the Principal Investigator.


EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
M.D. or Ph.D required

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Experience requirements will vary depending on the field of research.
Postdoctoral Fellow 0 no Postdoc experience required
Postdoctoral Fellow 1 one year of Postdoc experience
Postdoctoral Fellow 2  two years of experience
Postdoctoral Fellow 3  three years of postdoc experience
Postdoctoral Fellow 4  four years of postdoc experience


CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED
Not applicable

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
Experience in biomedical research required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Research laboratory environment.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT
Research laboratory environment


Equal Employment Opportunity

Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Equal employment opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Houston Methodist is firmly bound. Houston Methodist will not engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with Houston Methodist on the basis of  race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.



Company Profile

Houston Methodist Research Institute was formed in 2004 to rapidly and efficiently translate discoveries made in the laboratory and the clinic into new diagnostics, therapies and treatments.  The research institute was created to provide the infrastructure and support for these endeavors, and to house the technology and resources needed to make innovative breakthroughs in important areas of human disease.  A 540,000 square foot building dedicated to research, the research institute houses over 1,500 staff and trainees, 277 principal investigators and has more than 840 ongoing clinical trials.

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