University of Utah Post Doctoral Fellow in Tumor Immunology in Salt Lake City, Utah
Open Date 10/10/2018
Requisition Number PRN18593B
Job Title Post Doctoral Fellow (E)
Working Title Post Doctoral Fellow in Tumor Immunology
Job Grade A00
FLSA Code Administrative
Patient Sensitive Job Code? No
Standard Hours per Week 40
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Work Schedule Summary
VP Area U of U Health - Academics
Department 00229 - Gastroenterology
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range $48,000 to $55,000
Open Until Filled Yes
The Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology is seeking a highly motivated Postdoctoral Fellow to study novel immunotherapy approaches for gastrointestinal cancers. Experience with mouse work, flow cytometry, and immune cell assays is preferable.
The successful candidate will test novel combined therapy approaches in established animal models and establish in vitro mechanistic approaches to examine immune cell phenotypes and function. The incumbent will receive training and mentorship for career development and work with a multidisciplinary team to develop new skills and translational approaches to tumor immunology.
Applicants must have obtained a PhD in cancer biology, immunology, or a related field within the past three years. Strong oral and written English skills are required. The successful candidate should have independent research skills and a track record of success in the laboratory.
Experience with mouse work, flow cytometry, and immune cell assays is preferable.
Type Benefited Staff
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