Postdoctoral Position

Baylor College of Medicine - Fu Laboratory

Postdoctoral Position

Baylor College of Medicine - Department of Medicine - Fu Laboratory

Houston, Texas, United States

Job Duties:

A new NIH/NCI fund postdoctoral position is available in the Fu laboratory in the Department of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine to study the pathophysiological mechanism and therapeutic targets of obesity-related cancer. The laboratory is located at the main campus of Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, and offers competitive research projects with a special focus on the role of chronic circadian dysfunction in obesity, metabolic syndrome, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), and NAFLD-associated hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The successful candidate will join our exciting research projects to study the mechanism, biomarkers, and gene targets of obesity-related HCC using state-of-the-art technologies, including RNA-seq, ChIP-seq, CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing, proteomics, metabolomics, and humanized mouse models (https://www.bcm.edu/people-search/loning-fu-21668). These studies are not only theoretically important but also have significant near-term translational values.

Requirement:

  1. A recent Ph.D degree with less than two year experience in post-doctoral training;
  2. Prior first author publications in peer reviewed journals;
  3. Highly motivated to pursue an independent career in biomedical research;
  4. Excellent communication, time management and teamwork kills;
  5. Application documents needed: a cover letter to state research interests, an updated resume, and contact information of minimal three references.

Preferred training background:

  • Molecular and cellular biology, cancer, and mouse genetics. Especially, the experience in biomarker studies, gene expression, animal disease models, RNA studies, protein- protein, and protein-DNA interactions are preferred.

Pay line:

The stipend for these positions will follow the NIH 2020 post-doctoral fellow salary guidelines, which is currently $52,704 plus fringe for a Ph.D graduate with no previous post-doc experience and increases with increasing years in post-doc experience.

To apply:

Please contact Dr. Loning Fu directly via email (loningf@bcm.edu) or apply online through Baylor HR website (Position Number: 30409296).

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