The Postdoctoral Fellowship Program is a one- to five-year research fellowship dedicated to the advanced training of doctoral graduates focusing on research related to surgical oncology and hepatobiliary and pancreatic diseases. The goal of the fellowship is to train and educate future surgical oncologists and HPB surgeons in advanced research techniques in an immersive environment surrounded by clinical fellows and teaching faculty.
-Identify steps in publishing surgical educational research.
-Utilize needs assessment to develop novel surgical education materials.
-Utilize on-line educational platforms to disseminate educational materials.
-Participate in active IRB protocols in surgical oncology research.
-Work closely with and observe HPB fellows/trainees in their research projects.
-Learn the process of navigating institutional review board applications.
The candidate should have a Ph.D. or M.D. degree in Medicine, Biology, Molecular Biology, or Genetics. The candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication; effective judgment and problem solving, ability to work independently and collaboratively, and a solid foundation in genetically engineered animal models, microscopy and biochemistry. Expertise in Excel, and other bioinformatics analysis software; strong attention to detail, multi-tasking; and a willingness to learn new technologies.
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
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