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Postdoctoral Fellow in Cancer and Stem Cell Biology, Department of Oncology,Dell Medical School

Company: University of Texas at Austin
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Posting Title:Postdoctoral Fellow in Cancer and Stem Cell Biology, Department of Oncology, Dell Medical School----Hiring Department:LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes----Position Open To:All Applicants----Weekly Scheduled Hours:40----FLSA Status:Exempt----Earliest Start Date:Immediately----Position Duration:Expected to Continue Until Jul 28, 2023----Location:AUSTIN, TX----Job Details:PurposeWe seek a postdoctoral fellow to carry out research in a highly collaborative and interdisciplinary environment with world-class experts and state-of-the-art technologies.Responsibilities

  • Carry out primary research investigating cellular mechanisms responsible for self-renewal in cancer systems. These projects may utilize genetically engineered mouse models of cancer, established cell lines, and patient derived clinical specimens. Experimental approaches will include basic cell and molecular biology technique.
  • Publish manuscripts, write and edit grants, progress reports.
  • Participate in the design of a project. Lead a research effort in the direction set forth by the PI and the specific project.
  • Other related duties as assigned.Required QualificationsPh.D. degree in cell biology, cancer biology, immunology, or relevant fields. Ph.D. degree must have been received within the last three years. The Dell Medical School is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to diversity and excellence within the learning health system. At the Dell Medical School we strive to create a vital, inclusive health ecosystem. To ensure alignment, we follow these fundamental values: https://dellmed.utexas.edu/culture. The successful candidate should have excellent communications skills, leadership abilities, and possess the highest ethical standards; including a record of achievement in diversity and inclusion.Preferred QualificationsExperience with cancer genomics, CRISPR screens and next-generation sequencing analysis is a plus.Salary Range$54,840 + depending on qualificationsWorking Conditions
    • May work around chemical fumes
    • May work around standard office conditions
    • May work around chemicals
    • Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstationRequired Materials
      • Resume/CV
      • 3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor
      • Letter of interestImportantfor applicants who are NOT current university employees or contingent workers:You will be prompted to submit your resume the first time you apply, then you will be provided an option to upload a new Resume for subsequent applications. Any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) will be uploaded in the Application Questions section; you will be able to multi-select additional files. Before submitting your online job application, ensure thatALLRequired Materials have been uploaded. Once your job application has been submitted, you cannot make changes.Important for Current university employees and contingent workers:As a current university employee or contingent worker, you MUST apply within Workday by searching for Find UT Jobs. If you are a current University employee, log-in to Workday, navigate to your Worker Profile, click the Career link in the left hand navigation menu and then update the sections in your Professional Profile before you apply. This information will be pulled in to your application. The application is one page and you will be prompted to upload your resume. In addition, you must respond to the application questionspresented to upload any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) that were noted above.Preferred QualificationsExperience with cancer genomics, CRISPR screens and next-generation sequencing analysis is a plus.Salary Range$54,840 + depending on qualificationsWorking Conditions
        • May work around chemical fumes
        • May work around standard office conditions
        • May work around chemicals
        • Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstationRequired Materials
          • Resume/CV
          • 3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor
          • Letter of interestImportantfor applicants who are NOT current university employees or contingent workers:You will be prompted to submit your resume the first time you apply, then you will be provided an option to upload a new Resume for subsequent applications. Any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) will be uploaded in the Application Questions section; you will be able to multi-select additional files. Before submitting your online job application, ensure thatALLRequired Materials have been uploaded. Once your job application has been submitted, you cannot make changes.Important for Current university employees and contingent workers:As a current university employee or contingent worker, you MUST apply within Workday by searching for Find UT Jobs. If you are a current University employee, log-in to Workday, navigate to your Worker Profile, click the Career link in the left hand navigation menu and then update the sections in your Professional Profile before you apply. This information will be pulled in to your application. The application is one page and you will be prompted to upload your resume. In addition, you must respond to the application questionspresented to upload any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) that were noted above.----Employment Eligibility:Please make sure you meet all the required qualifications and you can perform all of the essential functions with or without a reasonable accommodation.----Retirement Plan Eligibility:The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.----Background Checks:A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.----Equal Opportunity Employer:The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer,complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.----Pay Transparency:The University of Texas at Austin will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.----Employment Eligibility Verification:If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification I-9 form. You will be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Documents need to be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in loss of employment at the university.----E-Verify:The University of Texas at Austin use E-Verify to check the work authorization of all new hires effective May 2015. The university's company ID number for purposes of E-Verify is 854197. For more information about E-Verify, please see the following:
            • E-Verify Poster (English) [PDF]
            • E-Verify Poster (Spanish) [PDF]
            • Right To Work Poster (English) [PDF]
            • Right To Work Poster (Spanish) [PDF]----Compliance:Employees may be required to report violations of law under Title IX and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). If this position is identified a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified and provided resources for reporting. Responsible employees under Title IX are defined and outlined in HOP-3031.The Clery Act requires all prospective employees be notified of the availability of the Annual Security and Fire Safety report. You may access the most recent report here or obtain a copy at University Compliance Services, 1616 Guadalupe Street, UTA 2.206, Austin, Texas 78701.

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