Postdoctoral Fellow

San Francisco, California
per UCSF guidelines
November 15 2021
Life Sciences, Oncology
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The Aghi lab is looking for a postdoctoral fellow to assist us in conducting our studies of a novel immunomodulatory therapeutic strategy. Details about work in our lab can be found at

Requirements are: (1) recently earned MD and/or PhD degree(s) in areas of the biological sciences relevant to this research (such as biochemistry, bioinformatics, molecular biology, immunology), with no more than 3 years of prior postdoctoral research experience; (2) a strong background in cell biology, molecular biology, immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry, stem cell biology, and rodent work,; (3) multiple first author publications written by the applicant and published or accepted for publication in reputable peer reviewed journals; (4) the ability to write competitive scientific grants that will procure funding for the applicant during the postdoctoral fellowship and allow the candidate to transition to independent positions as academic faculty or within industry within approximately 3 years of starting work; (5) the ability to work long and flexible hours in order to accomplish these goals; (6) fluency in English and the interpersonal skills required to teach junior members of the laboratory; and (7) applicants should be US citizens, permanent residents, or most currently hold a valid US work visa.  Experience in immune cell profiling techniques, molecular biology cloning, retroviral biology, cancer bioinformatics, and CRISPR library screens is strongly desired.

NIH standards will be used in setting the pay scale.

Only qualified candidates will be contacted to schedule interviews.   The start date is negotiable.  The appointment is subject to an annual renewal to ensure that there is mutual satisfaction.

To apply, please email cover letter, CV with list of publications and prior research experience, and names of 2 references to

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