Postdoctoral Fellow, Experimental Medicine

Job Title
Postdoctoral Fellow, Experimental Medicine

Job Description

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Role Description
We are recruiting a Postdoctoral Fellow to identify novel proteins that modulate the effector functions of T cell subsets. The candidate’s studies will focus on isolating and manipulating human T cells, the use of shRNA libraries and high throughput functional assays and validating and characterizing candidate genes and proteins. Role of identified targets in T cell function will be validated in mouse and / or human in vitro and in vivo models of autoimmunity and cancer.

Responsibilities
We are seeking highly motivated candidates who are capable of independent work in a collaborative environment.
Strong molecular and cellular biology skills and an understanding of immunology are required.
Preferably, (but not essential), candidates should have a background in use of shRNA libraries, T cell biology and tumor models.

Qualifications
Education & Experience:
A Ph.D. in a relevant Biological Science (including: Cell Biology, Immunology, Molecular Biology, Cancer Biology) is required. Hands-on experience in high-throughput screening is desirable.

Technical Skills Requirements:
Required: technical expertise to include one or more of: immunology, molecular & cellular biology.
Highly preferable: the candidate will have experience with FACS (analysis & sorting), high-througput screening, immune T cell isolation and functional assays, tumor models, immune modulation, ELISA, transfection. Experience with analyzing large molecular biology datasets is a plus.

Physical Position Requirements:
Physical requirements: Light lifting, sitting, standing, walking, occasional travel (meetings, conferences), occasional weekend work as necessary. Familiarity with standard laboratory safety procedures.

Equal Employment Opportunity
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Desired Skills and Expertise
Doctorate Degree

Industry
Pharmaceutical

Experience
< 2 years

Job Type
Full Time

Salary / package
Not Specified

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