Postdoctoral Fellow (Rao Lab)

The Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute (Greehey CCRI) at the UT Health Science Center – San Antonio is looking for an outstanding postdoctoral fellow to work in the laboratory of Dr. Manjeet Rao, PhD.

We are seeking a self-motivated postdoctoral fellow to work on the role of epigenetic modifiers in tumor growth and metastasis. The candidate will be expected to participate in the ongoing efforts within the lab to capitalize upon testing the role of novel epigenetic modifiers, examining their role in cancer, how they are altered within cancer, and the consequences of these alterations.

The candidate must have a PhD or MD in a relevant field preferably with less than five years of postdoctoral experience. Applicants should have excellent communication skills, and the ability to conduct research independently. The ideal candidate would have a strong background in molecular biology, characterization of protein function, protein purification, establishing and using transient and stable cell clones, mouse models, and the ability to implement a variety of assays associated with cancer biology research as needed. Experience in bioinformatics will be considered a plus. Salary is commensurate with experience and accomplishments. Additional information regarding the Rao lab can be found at

To apply, please send your CV with bibliography, description of research experience, and contact information for three references to:
Dr. Manjeet Rao
Professor and Deputy Director
Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute
Co-Leader, Experimental and Developmental Therapeutics, Mays Cancer Center
Director, Cancer Biology Graduate Program
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
8403 Floyd Curl Drive, Mail Code 7784
San Antonio, TX 78229-3900

All Postdoctoral appointments are designated as security-sensitive positions. The University of Texas Health San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including protected veterans and persons with disabilities.

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Since 2004, UT Health San Antonio, Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute’s (Greehey CCRI) mission has been to advance scientific knowledge relevant to childhood cancer, contribute to the understanding of its causes, and accelerate the translation of knowledge into novel therapies. Through discovery, development, and dissemination of new scientific knowledge, Greehey CCRI strives to have a national and global impact on childhood cancer. Our mission consists of three key areas — research, clinical, and education.

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