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MD Anderson Cancer Center Postdoctoral Fellow - Cancer Biology (The Kalluri Lab) in MDA-On-Site, United States

The Kalluri laboratory at UT MD Anderson Cancer Center is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to join the team in expanding their work on the molecular underpinnings of brain tumors, neurodegenerative disorders, and central and peripheral neuropathies and translating research findings into novel therapeutic approaches. The ideal candidate would be committed to solving important questions in neuroscience using innovative and out of the box thinking. They should demonstrate enthusiasm for science, strong interpersonal and communication skills, exceptional organizational skills, and be able to work in dynamic teams. The candidate must be interested in mouse modeling of disease and advancing therapeutic testing.


Augment existing knowledge and skills in a focused area of research in a systematic manner to complete a comprehensive training program in biomedical research with the goal of developing into an independent researcher.


Applicants must have a recent Ph.D. degree with a strong background in neuroscience, which may include a focus on neurodegenerative disorders, central and peripheral neuropathies, synapse biology, and brain tumors.


MD Anderson follows the NIH stipend levels as outlined by the "Kirchstein - NRSA". 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

  • Fertility benefits

  • State of Texas longevity pay

  • Extensive wellness, fitness, employee health programs and employee resource groups


Dr. Raghu Kalluri