Postdoctoral Fellow in Tumor Immunology

Employer
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Location
Baltimore, Maryland
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Posted
February 22 2019
Discipline
Physical Sciences
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

Postdoctoral Position in Tumor Immunology

A postdoctoral position is immediately available in the Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center at University of Maryland School of Medicine to study T cell biology and how T cells contribute to tumor immunity and transplantation immunity.  Our lab currently focuses on investigating the cellular and molecular mechanisms governing T cell differentiation, activation and cytotoxic function in the setting of hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) for the treatment of blood cancers.  The postdoctoral fellow will have the opportunity to study cancer and transplant patients and mouse HCT models in a well-mentored environment at this NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center. 

Requirements:  Highly motivated PhD or MD/PhD students who graduated within three years are encouraged to apply.  A solid background and working experience in the following areas are highly desired:

1.  Immunology

2.  Mouse models of cancer

3.  Molecular and cell biology

Preferred candidates should be fluent in English.  Please e-mail an application including a cover letter describing current research, future interests, expected start date, and CV, selected publications, names and contact information of three references to:

Xuefang Cao, MD, PhD

Associate Professor

Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center

University of Maryland School of Medicine
Email: XuefangCao@som.umaryland.edu

The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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