Postdoctoral Research Fellow – Epigenetics (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.

Job Description

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

The candidate must have a Ph.D. or M.D. 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 CRISPR-CAS9 technology, Immunology-related techniques, characterization of protein function, protein purification, 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

How to Apply:

To apply, please send your CV with bibliography, description of research experience, and contact information for three references to:

Dr. Manjeet Rao
Director (Interim) and Professor
Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute
Co-Leader, Experimental and Developmental Therapeutics, Mays Cancer Center
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Mail Code 7784
8403 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, TX 78229-3900

All Postdoctoral appointments are designated as security-sensitive positions.  The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


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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