The University of Texas At Austin
Postdoctoral Fellow - Postdoctoral Fellow, LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes
$3,956 depending on qualifications
Hours per week
40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Earliest Start Date
Funding expected to continue
Position open to
Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies
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.
Perform research in the lab and program of Dr. Song (Stephen) Yi, Principal Investigator and Assistant Professor of Oncology at the LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes.
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.
Other related functions as assigned.
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: (please use the apply button below).
Experience with cancer genomics, CRISPR screens and next-generation sequencing analysis.
May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation
A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.
The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas ( TRS ), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement Program ( ORP ) instead of TRS , subject to the position being 40 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.
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