Cancer Postdoc Fellowship available at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute they hiring full time postdoctoral position researching immunology or cancer immunology 

EmployerDana-Farber Cancer Institute
Organization TypeAcademia
Job TypePost Doc FellowShip
LocationBoston, Massachusetts (US)
SalaryCompetitive
Apply Last Date18 November 2022

Description For Cancer Postdoc Fellowship

The Rashidian lab is hiring for a postdoctoral position researching immunology or cancer immunology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Harvard Medical School. The team is currently seeking to hire a highly motivated individual available to start as soon as possible. The lab is focused on understanding how the immune system responds to cancer and cancer treatment, the possibility to reshape the tumor microenvironment to a more anti-tumor status and developing the requisite tools to make this possible.
Furthermore, the lab aims to develop new and improved diagnostic, prognostic, and therapeutic tools to detect, diagnose, treat, and prevent cancer. Also interested in developing precision therapeutics for autoimmune diseases. In this effort, the lab bridges knowledge of cancer immunology and chemical biology, a unique combination. The lab is highly collaborative, and the research fellow will have the opportunity to work in close collaboration with a diverse group of scientists including immunologists, and molecular biologists. There will also be the opportunity to be a co-author on several basic science and translational manuscripts.

Responsibilities Of Cancer Postdoc Fellowship

Expected to perform experiments, operate scientific equipment, teach/train other research staff, design experiments, publish manuscripts, and present findings at research conferences.
The initial appointment is for one year with the expectation to discuss and agree upon renewal.
Trainees will have access to state-of-the-art instrumentation throughout the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Harvard Cancer Center and Harvard Medical School.
The lab uses techniques, such as synthetic biology, protein engineering, flow cytometry, noninvasive immuno-PET imaging, two-photon microscopy, RNA sequencing, single-cell RNA sequencing, and peptide synthesis to tackle the issues.

Qualifications For This Position

  • Doctoral degree in Immunology, Molecular biology, or a similar field.
  • Strong writing skills and publication track record (at least one first-author publication is required).
  • Experience with preclinical mice models is required.
  • Creative thinking, ability to work independently, willingness to learn new skills, and the ability to handle multiple tasks are expected.
  • Great attention to detail as well as excellent organization and teamwork skills.
  • Excellent scientific writing ability, strong oral communication skills, and the ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues in a friendly environment are expected.
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