- MD Anderson Cancer Center
- Location: Houston, TX
- Job Number: 7111827 (Ref #: 600664-202209271152)
- Posting Date: Sep 27, 2022
- Application Deadline: Oct 28, 2022
Job DescriptionThe primary purpose of the Postdoctoral Fellow is to assist the Principal Investigator and other Faculty members with scientific research projects within the Department of Lymphoma/Myeloma. The primary activity of this position is with a team of cancer immunotherapy lab researchers.
Our research is focused on developing novel adoptive T-cell therapy approaches for both hematological malignancies and solid tumors. Candidate will be involved in developing and evaluating novel adoptive T-cell therapy strategies including CAR-T and TCR-T, and viral- and tumor antigen-specific T cells in both in vitro and in vivo models. Candidates should be self-motivated, career oriented, and should be capable of troubleshooting.
Applicants should be graduates with a Ph.D. in immunology/immunotherapy with experience in T-cell culture, assays to assess T-cell function, animal experiments with syngeneic or xenograft tumor models, and T cell biology. Experience in working with human immune and tumor cells, animal studies, retrovirus and/or lentiviral generation, molecular cloning, transduction of primary T cells, gene editing, and flow/mass cytometry is preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, multiple publications, and strong reference letters are required. Interested candidates may send cover letter, CV, and names and contact information of three references to Sattva S. Neelapu, M.D.; Email: [email protected]