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Lee Lab: Understanding Signal Transduction in hematopoiesis and neurogenesis



POSTDOCTORAL POSITION, HOUSTON. A POSTDOCTORAL POSITION is available immediately to study signal transduction pathways that control cell growth, survival and differentiation in monocyte-macrophage development particularly relevant to inflammation. We use cell culture and mouse models and employ flow cytometry, fluorescence microscopy, retroviral/lentiviral transduction, and RNA interference to address questions of interest as well as a wide variety of standard molecular and cellular biological techniques. The successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual with a demonstrated record of accomplishments. He/she will be expected to (1) develop independence in the design and performance of experiments as well as data analysis, (2) prepare manuscripts, (3) participate in lab meetings and in presentations at scientific meetings, (4) assist in grant preparation, (5) assist in the training of new lab personnel and (6) develop lab managerial skills.

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates should have a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. in molecular cell biology or relevant field received within the last 2 years. Experience in one of the following areas is highly desirable: signal transduction, hematopoiesis or inflammation. Hands-on experience with mouse work is a plus. Verbal and written communication skills in English are essential. Publication record in English language, peer-reviewed journals will be a significant determinant of candidacy.
Non-US candidates must have a strong enough track record for funding by private foundations.

Outstanding candidates are encouraged to apply.

THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER AT HOUSTON: UTHSC-H is situated in the Texas Medical Center, the world's largest collection of institutions devoted to health care delivery and research. UTHSC-H is a highly interactive and stimulating environment for innovative research. We are located in the new research building of the Institute of Molecular Medicine in the heart of the Texas Medical Center at Houston with access to state of the art facilities. Qualified candidates should provide 1) statement of interest and description of past research experience; 2) CV; 3) transcript from the candidate's institution granting their terminal degree(s); 4) names and contact information from 3 references who are familiar with the candidate’s experiences in research. Please send information to Angel Lee, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Health Information Sciences and the Institute of Molecular Medicine, The University of Texas Health Sciences Center in Houston, email: angel.w.lee@uth.tmc.edu. See Ad posted at UTHSC site.

TECHNICIAN POSITION, HOUSTON. Please apply to the UTHSC-H HR website:
Senior technician: Closed
Technician: Closed

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Contact Information:
Angel W. Lee, M.D., Ph.D.