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Postdoctoral Associate- Cancer Immunology

Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
Closing date
Feb 8, 2022

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Life Sciences, Immunology, Cancer Research
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A postdoctoral fellowship position in cancer immunotherapy is available at the Center for Advanced Innate Cell Therapy within the Texas Children's Cancer Center. This researcher will be part of an interdisciplinary team of laboratory and clinical investigators developing novel forms of cancer immunotherapy. We offer outstanding state-of-the-art, recently expanded laboratory facilities, a highly interactive team work environment and an individualized approach to career development. The fellow will study the effects of adoptive cancer immunotherapy on tumor microenvironment in mouse tumor models and in cancer patients, using state-of-the-art microscopy, flow cytometry and other methods. The project is expected to lead to publications in high quality scientific journals. Candidates must have a PhD degree and an expertise in tumor immunology with a documented record of productivity.

Job Duties

  • Processes peripheral blood and tumor biopsy samples, isolates mononuclear cells and specific cell subsets.
  • Performs magnetic cell sorting.
  • Performs therapeutic experiments in mice.
  • Performs immunofluorescent staining and runs immunofluorescent microscopy or flow cytometry analysis.
  • Analyses microscopy, flow cytometry and other data using special software.
  • Documents results of experiments and prepare reports.
  • Writes scientific manuscripts.

Minimum Qualifications

  • MD or Ph.D. in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.
  • No experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • An expertise in tumor immunology as documented by at least one first-author publication in a peer-reviewed scientific journal.

Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.


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