A post-doctoral position is available with immediate effect at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, TN, USA.

Scholarship:  $50,000 plus 33.8% benefits
Degree: PhD or MD
Nationality: International Students
Location: USA
Application deadlines: Open

Scholarship Description:

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is the flagship statewide, public, academic health institution in Tennessee. Founded in 1911, the mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science is to improve the health and well-being of Tennesseans and the global community by fostering integrated, collaborative, and inclusive education, research, scientific discovery, clinical care, and public service. Employing more than 4,600 people on its faculty, staff, and not-for-profit corporation faculty practice groups, and with more than 3,200 students across the state, UTHSC contributes $4 billion to the economy of Tennessee.

Located in West Tennessee on the banks of the Mississippi River, Memphis is the second-largest city in the state and among the largest cities in the Southeast. The Greater Memphis metropolitan area has more than 1.3 million residents, and the city ranks among those with the lowest cost of living in the country. It is home to a vibrant restaurant scene, a revitalized Downtown, the Midtown Arts District, many scenic neighborhoods, an active medical district, and a burgeoning airport in the midst of a $214 million modernization.

 Available Subjects:

  • Medicine

Eligibility criteria:

  • We are seeking a qualified candidate who is motivated to join a research group with interests in cancer and developmental biology.
  • The goal of the research is to develop new therapies for multiple cancers using cell and animal models.
  • The candidate should have a PhD or MD in medicine or a related life science area, and demonstrated research experience with skills and knowledge in gene regulation and protein modification.

Application Procedure:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and comprehensive curriculum vitae to [email protected].