Houston, Texas


A postdoctoral position is available to study immune modulatory therapies for treatment of cancer, graft vs. host disease (GVHD), hematological malignancy, transplantations and autoimmune diseases. Specifically, we are studying myeloid-derived suppressor cells mediated immune suppression, T cell immune tolerance, and ER stress. Applicants should possess a solid knowledge of Immunology and immunological skill. Special consideration will be given to candidates with background and experiences in immunology, signal regulation, inflammation, epigenetics or bioinformatics. Motivated individuals with a recent Ph.D., M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. should send curriculum vitae, brief description of research interests and experience, and the names of three references to: Mr. James Montier, Houston Methodist Research Institute, 6670 Bertner Ave. R9. Houston Texas, E-mail: jfmontier@houstonmethodist.org


  • Develops research methods and performs research activities. (EF)
  • Documents research results and writes reports of results for presentation and/or publication in professional journals and other publications. (EF)
  • Assists in maintaining the functionality and operations of the Principal Investigator's laboratory. (EF)
  • Demonstrates the components of the I CARE values. (EF)
  • Follows all safety rules while on the job. Reports accidents promptly and corrects minor safety hazards. Communicates with peers and management regarding any hazards identified in the workplace. (EF)
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Principal Investigator.


M.D. or Ph.D required
Experience requirements will vary depending on the field of research.
Postdoctoral Fellow 0- no Postdoc experience required
Postdoctoral Fellow 1- one year of Postdoc experience

Postdoctoral Fellow 2 - two years of experience

Postdoctoral Fellow 3 - three years of postdoc experience
Postdoctoral Fellow 4 - four years of postdoc experience
Not applicable

    • Experience in biomedical research required.

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