Job Information

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

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00229 - Gastroenterology

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $48,000 to $55,000

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

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.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

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This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.