Postdoctoral Fellow

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Employer
City of Hope
Location
Bradbury, CA
Posted
Sep 16, 2021
Closes
Sep 22, 2021
Ref
2453641882
Sector
Other
Organization Type
Corporate
Position Summary: Our group in the Department of Immuno-Oncology of the Beckman Research Institute at the City of Hope is interested in developing novel therapeutics for the treatment of difficult-to-treat malignancies occurring in the pancreas, lung and blood. We are currently exploring cancer vaccines to elicit immunity capable of eliminating cancers over-expressing tumor-specific antigens. The successful candidate will participate in laboratory research by performing bacterial, molecular, and mouse work to develop, characterize and evaluate efficacy of candidate agents.

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Recombinant bacterial maintenance
Protein expression analysis
Flow cytometric analysis
Mouse handling (injections, collection of blood and tissues)
Cell culture maintenance and assays involving mouse and human primary T cells (mouse splenocytes, mouse and human PBMCs)

Qualifications: Education, experience and skills required for consideration:

Ph.D. in immunology, microbiology or related disciplines
Meticulous record keeping, impeccable organization and proficiency with databases
Exceptional organizational skills
Excellent written and verbal communication
Strong work ethic, highly motivated, and work well independently and in a team
Hands-on experience in various dosing routes to mice and collecting blood and tissues, as well as processing samples for ex vivo analysis
Extensive hands-on experience in primary T-cell culture and assays (mouse and human)
Experience in imaging, flow cytometry and translational science

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