Positions available to serve as a Postdoctoral Fellow under general supervision of the Principal Investigator conducting prostate cancer research on projects in tumor immunology/immunotherapy, and inflammation. The research will be aimed at determining the mechanistic role of inflammation-associated molecules in growth and development of cancer as well as examining the preventive and therapeutic efficacy of immunological approaches. This position requires a Ph.D. in Cancer Immunology, Cancer Biology, Molecular/Cell Biology or other related field of biomedical sciences. The applicant should be self-motivated, able to design and conduct experiments, prepare and present their work at meetings, and write scientific manuscripts. Prior experience with in vivo studies and in the area of cancer biology immunology with live animals or experience in mouse models related to cancer is a plus. Required to conduct research activities lawfully and ethically by consistently adhering to compliance policies, procedures, and regulations.
Interested candidates, please email a letter describing career goals, current CV, and contact information for three references to: PMIImmune@uscmed.sc.edu (Dr. Dev Karan, Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, University of South Carolina, School of Medicine, Columbia, SC).
The University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, encourages applications from women and minorities, and is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.