Research Fellow - The Zhang Lab

Boston, Massachusetts (US)
Not Specified
August 20 2021
Life Sciences, Oncology
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type



Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals. 

The Zhang Lab seeks a POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW, to work on Cancer immunology and immunotherapy.



The candidate is expected to work on projects aiming at understanding cancer immunity and developing novel multiantigen-targeted T cell approaches for cancer therapy. For reference, please see Cell (2012) 148(4): 739-51; PNAS (2018) 115(4): E686-E695; Nature (2021) 590(7844): 157-162, or visit our lab website:

The fellow will interact and collaborate closely with other laboratory-based scientists and members across DFCI. Highly motivated PhD, or MD/PhD, with strong background in immunology, cancer biology, as well as molecular and cellular biology, is encouraged to apply. Previous experience in the following areas is highly desired: mouse or human immune system, tumor models in mice (syngeneic or xenograft), or single cell RNAseq.


A recent PhD, or MD/PhD

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to perform both self-directed and guided research
  • Outstanding personal initiative and the ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Ability to meet deadlines and efficiently multitask.

Schedule: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Full-time opportunity

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter indicating current and future research interests, CV with list of published and pending manuscripts, names and email addresses of three references to Baochun_Zhang@DFCI.HARVARD.EDU