MD Anderson Cancer Center Postdoc - Stem Cell Transplantation and Research in Houston, Texas
Cell Therapy is expanding with numerous cell projects being developed by academic centers and industry. The development of a cell therapy product is complex and requires integration of multiple disciplines with a common purpose. We have proven our capacity for leadership in the field of cell therapy by developing novel therapies such as viral CTLs and a CAR NK program. We are currently world leaders in the use of CAR-NK to treat cancer
Applies technical expertise and experience to plan, coordinate, design, supervise and carry out research projects. Plans, organizes, coordinates, directs and participates in scientific research projects. Assigns and reviews work of subordinates, determines specific goals or objectives to be attained, evaluates resulting research data and revises techniques or approaches to work problems. Compiles, writes and submits reports to superior.
Candidates must have PhD, MD or MD/PhD of Natural Science in a related field along with excellent communication skills, and the ability to work independently within a research team.
MD Anderson follows the NIH stipend levels as outlined by the Kirchstein - NRSA (https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-23-076.html) . This full-time trainee position will provide a salary between $56,484 to $68,604, dependent upon the years of postgraduate experience.
MD Anderson offers compensated trainees:
Paid medical benefits (zero premium) starting on first day for trainees who work 30 or more hours per week
Group Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D and Disability coverage
Paid Education Vacation and Sick Leave
Paid institutional holidays, wellness leave, childcare leave and other paid leave programs
Teachers Retirement System defined-benefit pension plan and two voluntary retirement plans
Employer paid life, AD&D and an illness-related reduced salary pay program
Health Savings Account and Dependent Care Reimbursement flexible spending accounts
State of Texas longevity pay
Extensive wellness, fitness, employee health programs and employee resource groups