Open Postdoc Position in Tumor Immunology: Milwaukee

Location
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Salary
Salary to be discussed
Posted
August 20 2020
Organization Type
Academia

Open Postdoc Position in Tumor Immunology: Milwaukee

A postdoctoral training position is immediately available in the laboratory of Dr. Dev Karan (https://www.mcw.edu/departments/pathology-and-laboratory-medicine/faculty/dev-karan-phd), in the Department of Pathology and the Prostate Cancer Center of Excellence to study the role of epigenetic modulation in immune targeting of prostate cancer. Our laboratory has multiple exciting directions related to tumor immunology, immunotherapy, and molecular characterization of prostate cancer cell biology with an emphasis to understand the therapeutic targeting of prostate cancer. Additional detail about the prostate cancer research program can be found at (https://www.mcw.edu/departments/cancer-center/about-us/prostate-cancer-center-of-excellence)

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. and or M.D. in the areas of cancer immunology, cancer biology, molecular/cell biology, or other related fields of biomedical sciences and should be self-motivated, able to design and conduct experiments, prepare and present their work at meetings, and write scientific manuscripts. Research specific skills include but are not limited to cell and molecular biology techniques, and immunological assays. Prior experience in the areas of tumor immunology/immunotherapy with live animals or experience in mouse models related to cancer is a plus. The applicant is required to conduct research activities lawfully and ethically by consistently adhering to compliance policies, procedures, and regulations, as well as to train students/technologists when necessary.

Interested applicants should submit curriculum vitae, statement of research interest, and three references to Dr. Dev Karan (dkaran@mcw.edu), Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

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