POST-DOCTORAL POSITION available immediately for candidates interested in conducting studies using in vitro and in vivo preparations of the rodent spinal dorsal horn and/or dorsal root ganglion and on in vitro studies of human DRG neurons to investigate cellular mechanisms of pain, injury-induced spinal sensitization and hyperalgesia. A current key focus is on mechanisms of chemotherapy-induced neuropathic pain. Complementary studies in human patients may also be incorporated. Candidates with a Ph.D. and familiar with behavioral assessment in rodents, molecular biology, in vivo or in vitro neurophysiology, and/or neurochemistry are encouraged to apply. Those with gaps in these skill sets but and with an eagerness to acquire new technical training are also sought. Salary and benefits are very competitive and will be commensurate to the level of experience. Please forward a C.V. and at least two references to: Patrick M. Dougherty, Ph.D., Department of Pain Medicine, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, 1400 Holcombe #42, Houston, TX, 77030, or email to, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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About University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
MissionThe mission of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.VisionWe shall be the premier cancer center in the world, based on the excellence of our people, our research-driven patient care and our science. We are Making Cancer History. Core ValuesCaring: By our words and actions, we create a caring environment for everyone.We are sensitive to the concerns of our patients and our co-workers.We are respectful and courteous to each other at all times.We promote and reward teamwork and inclusiveness.Integrity: We work together to merit the trust of our colleagues and those we serve.We hold ourselves, and each other, accountable for practicing our values.We communicate frequently, honestly and openly.By our actions, we create an environment of trust.Discovery: We embrace creativity and seek new knowledge. We help each other to identify and solve problems.We seek personal growth and enable others to do so.We encourage learning, creativity and new ideas