Job posting number: #7118808
Posted: December 21, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionJob Details Post-doctoral positions in cancer developmental therapeutics
The Cancer Center of the TTUHSC School of Medicine (http://cancer.TTUHSC.edu) has positions open for outstanding postdoctoral fellows in the field of cancer developmental therapeutics. Projects currently recruiting for fellows are studying novel approaches to targeting c-MYC (PI: Min Kang, PharmD) and developing new approaches to treat alternate lengthening of telomere (ALT) cancers (PI: C Patrick Reynolds, MD PhD). Cancer center faculty carry out translational and clinical research in cancer drug development and are funded by grants from the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT), the National Cancer Institute, Department of Defense, and foundations. The Cancer Center has core resource labs for pharmacology, cancer animal models, a robust cancer biobank, and an early-phase clinical trial consortium (www.SPONC.org). The Children’s Oncology Group Childhood Cancer Repository (www.COGcell.org) located at TTUHSC establishes, banks, and provides patient-derived cell lines and xenografts to investigators in 30 countries. CPRIT has awarded a Texas Regional Excellence in Cancer Research (TREC) grant to TTUHSC which provides multiple core resources and supports recruiting multiple junior faculty. Examples of recent publications from TREC faculty: PMID: 31484706; PMID: 32291317; PMID: 32409685; PMID: 34408079; PMID: 35947641.
Applicants must have a terminal degree (MD, PhD, PharmD, MD/PhD, or non-US equivalent), training in cancer molecular biology, and a strong publication record for their level of training. We are committed to diversity in education and employment, and strongly encourage applications from women and minorities.
Lubbock, TX, is a family-friendly city of more than 250,000 residents on the South Plains of West Texas. Our region boasts a diverse economy with strengths in agriculture, heath care, and higher education. Lubbock is home to Texas Tech University, providing educational and entertainment opportunities in collegiate athletics and the performing arts. The city's K-12 school system provides a solid education for children to achieve at the highest levels, including magnet, AP, and International Baccalaureate programs. Lubbock weather is mild, with an average of 262 days of sunshine per year.
Interested candidates must apply online at: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/Home/Home?partnerid=25898&siteid=5283#home
and enter “30782BR” in the job opportunities on Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center website. Positions available: 2
Candidates should submit a single PDF that includes a cover letter describing their interest in the position, curriculum vitae, and a brief summary of research interests.
Cancer Center, School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
3601 4th Street (Mail Stop 9445)
Lubbock TX 79430
Postdoctoral fellow positions in cancer developmental therapeutics.
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