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Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Immunity and tolerance for myeloid malignancies

Medical University of South Carolina - Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Charleston, South Carolina (US)
Salary according to the NIH scale + excellent benefits
Closing date
Apr 16, 2023

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Life Sciences, Immunology
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
PhD Fellowship
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The Paczesny laboratory is seeking highly motivated candidates for a post-doctoral fellowship studying immunotherapy including allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation to treat leukemia. The major interests of the lab are in proteomics and biomarkers, graft-versus-host disease and graft-versus leukemia, tumor immunology, novel immunotherapies including cell-based and small molecules, and understanding the alarmin IL33/ST2 axis during inflammatory diseases. In this position, you will have the opportunity to develop and lead projects using several cutting-edge model systems including novel xenograft in vivo systems, and primary patient samples. You will also gain extensive experience and training in proteomics, leukemia models, and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation pre-clinical models.

Successful applicants will have a PhD or MD/PhD with substantial hands-on research experience in immunology and/or cell biology or a related field; a strong publication record in recognized peer-reviewed journals; experience with multicolor flow cytometry and in immunology techniques including ELISAs, flow-based cytokine determination, cellular proliferation and cytotoxicity assays; experience with animal models of bone marrow transplantation; be meticulous at planning, executing, and organizing the results for large scale assays. S/he must also be capable of taking initiative, work independently and in a collaborative setting. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required, as are excellent organizational skills and knowledge of proper scientific record keeping as well as being comfortable in a fast-paced environment and able to adjust workload based upon changing priorities.

Compensation:  Salary according to the NIH scale + excellent benefits

Applicants should send a CV including publication list, a letter of interest, and two academic reference letters to:

Sophie Paczesny, MD, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair

Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Medical University of South Carolina

Hollings Cancer Biology Immunology Program co-leader

Sally Abney Rose Endowed Chair in Cancer Stem Cell Biology

Basic Sciences Building, Ste 203

173 Ashley Ave, MSC 504

Charleston, SC 29425

The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) is located in the beautiful historic district of Charleston (ranked #1 travel destination in the U.S.) bounded by the Atlantic Ocean and beautiful beaches to the east, and national forests and wildlife refuges to the north and south. MUSC is the state’s top-ranked medical center. The Medical University of South Carolina is a leading medical research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future.

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations.


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