Postdoctoral Fellow, Radiation Oncology
- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
- Location: Houston, TX
- Job Number: 7075059
- Posting Date: Feb 12, 2021
- Application Deadline: Feb 26, 2021
Job DescriptionUnder the direction of the Principal Investigator, the postdoctoral fellow will assist with laboratory research to enhance cancer immunotherapy efficacy by collecting and analyzing data from laboratory experiments. Job duties include the development of novel combination cancer treatments using radiation and immunotherapy and assisting with laboratory investigation to analyze and identify treatment-related toxicities. Duties also include contribution to ongoing immunotherapy research and application of nano-materials for novel cancer treatment; including single-cell analyses as part of the investigations. Additionally, other job duties include, but are not limited to investigating the impact of the cancer immune microenvironment, testing the efficacy of novel antibodies to treat cancer, investigating the role of aging in cancer progression and immunotherapy.
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