Job: Postdoc in computational cancer biology (San Antonio, TX, US)
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Bioinformatics, Proteogenomics, Computational biology, Sequencing


Job Description:

We are searching for a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to work on integrative analysis of cancer proteome and genome at the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute (GCCRI), The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. We are a computational cancer biology lab with a strong focus on data mining and integration. The position offers a unique opportunity to participate in developing new approaches integrating proteomics and genomics. The postdoctoral fellow candidate will have the opportunity to leverage level one data from public resources such as TCGA, TARGET, and will have access to a large collection of in-house data (including Hi-C, DNA/RNA sequencing of cell lines and xenografts) being generated at GCCRI.  Our institute provides a multidisciplinary and collegial academic environment, led by Dr. Peter Houghton, and convenient access to an extensive array of core facilities including the genomic sequencing core.


Responsibility and Requirements:

Qualified candidates should have a Ph.D. in bioinformatics, statistics, mathematics, or a related quantitative field, experience working on Linux-type servers and strong programming skills in R /Bioconductor, Python, or Perl. The position requires expertise in genomics, transcriptomics and/or proteomics data analysis. The candidate will work on integrative analysis of multiple levels of omics data, including both the use of established methods and building new strategies. The individual will also participate in the development of proteogenomic analysis pipeline.


Contact: Interested postdoc candidates should send a cover letter describing past research experience/skills and future research interests/plans, a curriculum vitae and the contact information of three references to Dr. Xiaojing Wang (


Application deadline:

Consideration of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.


Salary & Benefits: Salary for postdoc position is commensurate with experience and accomplishments, starting at NIH pay scale.  Information about the comprehensive benefits package can be found at


UT Health San Antonio is one component of the 14 institutions comprising The University of Texas System and is the largest university health science center in South Texas.  Formerly known as the Cancer Therapy & Research Center, the UT Health Cancer Center is one of only four National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers in Texas.  The Greehey CCRI is dedicated to developing more effective and less toxic therapies for children afflicted by cancer.


Situated at the edge of the Texas Hill Country, San Antonio is the nation’s seventh largest city and offers a rich, multi-cultural community with a thriving bioscience industry.


All Postdoctoral appointments are designated as security sensitive positions.  The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including protected veterans and persons with disabilities.


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