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Post-doctoral research scholars in anti-viral and anti-tumor immunity

Hackensack University Medical Center
Nutley, New Jersey (US) and great New York City area
Following the NIH recommended Postdoctoral stipend levels, starting from $56,880 + benefits
Closing date
Oct 20, 2023

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Life Sciences, Immunology
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Dr. Hai-Hui Xue's laboratory, at the Center for Discovery and Innovation, Hackensack University Medical Center (New Jersey, USA), is seeking full-time Postdoctoral Research Scholar(s) to investigate transcriptional and epigenetic regulation of T cell-mediated immune responses to viral infection and tumors.


The Xue lab combines mouse genetics and multiomics approaches to mechanistically define intrinsic pathways that program effector T cell differentiation, memory T cell formation, and rectification of dysfunctional T cells. The lab aims to identify novel approaches to improve vaccine efficacy and enhance tumor immunotherapy.


Interested applicants must have a Ph.D. in immunology or a degree in a related biology field with relevant experience. Expertise in cell culture, flow cytometry, rodent handling, and basic cellular and molecular biology techniques is required. Applicants must be able to independently design, execute and interpret experiments, work in collaboration with other members of the laboratory, and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. For more information on research projects in the lab, please refer to and the following publications:


1. Li F et al. Nat. Commun. 9, 5452, 2018;

2. Shan Q and Hu S et al. Cell. Mol. Immunol. 18, 1262, 2020;

3. Li F et al. PNAS. 118, e2014562118, 2021.

4. Shan Q and Hu S et al. Nat. Immunol. 23, 386, 2022;

5. Shan Q and Zhu S et al. Nat. Immunol. 23, 1222, 2022;

6. Liu J and Zhu S et al. J. Exp. Med. 220, e20221288, 2023.


Pay scale will follow the NIH recommended Postdoctoral stipend levels. Applications will be reviewed on rolling basis  till the position is filled. Please send curriculum vitae, names of three references, and one-page summary of previous work and current research interest to


Dr. Hai-Hui (Howard) Xue

111 Ideation Way

Bldg. 102, Rm. A415

Nutley, NJ 07110  



The Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack Meridian Health is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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