Postdoctoral Fellow

Employer
NYU Langone Health
Location
New York (US)
Salary
Commensurate with education and experience
Closing date
Aug 21, 2022

View more

Discipline
Life Sciences, Immunology, Molecular Biology
Job Type
Postdoc Fellowship
Organization Type
Academia
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Postdoctoral Fellow position available in Cancer Immunology NYU School of Medicine, New York.

 

A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available immediately in the laboratory of Dr. Michelle Krogsgaard at the Department of Pathology and NYU Perlmutter Cancer Center, NYU School of Medicine in New York to work on a project focused manipulating T cell immune responses to cancer while maintaining specificity to avoid autoimmunity and off-target toxicity, which is recognized as one of the most important and challenging areas for clinical cancer immunotherapy.

The Krogsgaard laboratory are using novel cellular, imaging and biophysical methods to offer new insights into how robust and functional T-cell responses can be generated against tumors both in vitro and in vivo with the goal of designing new and innovative approaches to the prevention and treatment of cancer. Experimental approaches include cell and molecular biology techniques, live-cell imaging, biochemical and biophysical techniques such as recombinant protein expression, surface plasmon resonance, X-ray crystallography, molecular engineering and structural design, proteomics and chemistry, transgenic mouse models, in vitro T cell manipulations and transplantation into mice for tumor rejection studies.                            

Interested candidates should have a recent PhD degree in Immunology, Cancer Immunology or a related area. Experience in either basic cellular immunology, molecular biology, tissue culture, in vivo mouse cancer models and flow cytometry is an advantage. The successful candidate is expected to be detail-oriented, highly organized, able to multi-task, take initiative, start and complete projects; must be flexible and willing to function in a fast-paced and changing work environment; must be able to work with a variety of people with different backgrounds. Must be proficient in working with computers, MS Office, PowerPoint, and Excel.

The laboratory is located in the Smilow Research Center: http://www.med.nyu.edu/smilowcenter/ , a new 13-story building with excellent research facilities on the NYU Medical School Campus located in mid-town Manhattan.

Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience. Interested applicants should forward a cover letter, current and future research interests (max 1 page), curriculum vitae and the names, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three references by e-mail to:

 

Michelle Krogsgaard, Ph.D., Associate Professor

Co-leader Tumor Immunology Program

Graduate Advisor Inflammation and Immunology Program

Department of Pathology and Perlmutter Cancer Center

NYU School of Medicine, New York

e-mail: michelle.krogsgaard@nyulangone.org

https://med.nyu.edu/faculty/michelle-krogsgaard

phone: +1 212 263 9266

 

NYU Grossman School of Medicine is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment.

Apply for Postdoctoral Fellow

Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required

Your file must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, or .rtf. No larger than 1MB
Selected file:

Supplementary Documents

Your file must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, or .rtf. No larger than 1MB
Selected file:
Your communication preferences

When you apply for a job we will send your application to the named employer, who may contact you. By applying for a job listed on Science Careers you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please contact us. All emails will contain a link in the footer to enable you to unsubscribe at any time.

You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert