Title:  Postdoctoral Associate

Division:  Medicine
Schedule:  Monday-Friday, 8 am to 5 pm
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Up to $56,000
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  7115


The Vijayan lab is seeking a passionate and energetic post-doctoral fellow interested in exploring the role of platelet phosphatase in the metastasis of lung cancer by utilizing a variety of biochemical, cellular and molecular biology approaches in human and several mouse models. The project will provide opportunities to study platelet phosphatase mediated alterations in the immune response to lung cancer and their survival, the development of improved technology to identity extracellular platelet phosphatase in the tumor microenvironment, and large-scale analysis and validation of platelet phosphatase in plasma from cancer subjects.

Job Duties

  • Plans, directs and conducts specialized and advanced collaborative research experiments in mice models.
  • Establishes new research protocols and procedures.
  • Evaluates and analyzes data. Summarizes findings, attends lab meetings and participates in manuscript writing.
  • May be responsible for some laboratory day-to-day operations.

Minimum Qualifications

  • MD or Ph.D. in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Education and experience in Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, and Life Sciences is a plus. 





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