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Postdoc Fellow for NCI-Funded Research in Cancer Immune Biomarkers

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, New York, United States
Closing date
Feb 26, 2022

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Life Sciences, Cancer Research
Position Type
Full Time
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The Saenger laboratory at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine is recruiting a post-doctoral fellow to work on NCI funded research in immune biomarkers for cancer. The laboratory currently includes an assistant research professor and three technicians as well as the PI and the work focuses on studying tumor specimens and developing organoid models to dissect underlying mechanisms of clinical observations. Our group has previously developed biomarkers for clinical application in melanoma and we are actively working on biomakerkers for liver cancer. We are looking to understand the phenotypes of cells we have identified using NGS and qmIF methods in organoid models. The post-doc will work with a multi-disciplinary team of computational biologists, clinicians and immunologists. There will also be extensive contact with industry. Dr. Saenger leads the Immune Monitoring Core as well as the Immunotherapy Program at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. The immune monitoring core has state of the art equipment for analysis of tumor specimens including a Vectra Polaris and the NanoString Digital Spatial Profiling platform. Familiarity with programming preferred. Enthusiasm essential. The candidate should be highly driven and excited about immunotherapy research. Career development and mentoring provided by the PI and opportunity for high level publications and strong support from the laboratory team as well as presentations at national and international conferences. Please send your application, including a biosketch and cover letter to Yvonne Saenger at The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve. Apply Here: PI162187795

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