Cancer Biology, postdoctoral position

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Job Description

A postdoctoral training position is available in the laboratory of Amyn Habib, MD , to study Cancer Biology in the Department of Neurology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. 

Our laboratory focuses on the following major areas of research. 

  • Mechanisms of resistance to targeted treatment in glioblastoma, lung and other cancers. 
  • Synthetic lethal interactions in receptor tyrosine kinase signaling. 
  • Mechanisms regulating invasion and proliferation in glioblastoma.  We are particularly interested in translational studies that can be transitioned rapidly into clinical trials. 
  • Recent publications from our lab include Nat Neurosci . 2017 Jul 26;20(8):1035-1037, J Clin Invest .   2018 Jun 1;128(6):2500-2518, Nat. Cancer  (2020). 1, 394-409, Nat. Commun. (2021) 12 (1), 7014, Nat. Cell Biol. (2022) 24 (8) 1291-1305. 

    We are looking for an individual with a MD/PhD or PhD degree who is highly motivated and hardworking with experience in molecular and cell biology and bioinformatics and strong evidence of research accomplishment.  Experience working with a mouse model of cancer is strongly preferred.  Our laboratory offers the opportunity to conduct high quality research in a supportive environment. 

    Information on our postdoctoral training program and benefits can be found at .

    Please send your CV, a statement of research interests, and the names of three references to:

    Amyn Habib, MD

    UT Southwestern Medical Center

    5323 Harry Hines Blvd.

    Dallas, TX  75390-8813

    Lab website:  Habib Lab

    Faculty Profile:  Amyn Habib, MD

    UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community.  UT Southwestern prohibits unlawful discrimination, including discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or veteran status.  To learn more, please visit here .

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