Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow in Cancer Immunotherapy at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.
A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey to conduct research on tumor immunology and computational biology with a focus on immune editing, immune escape, neoantigens, clonal architecture, and antigen discovery. Postdoctoral Fellows are expected to establish an innovative, collaborative research program addressing important and fundamental questions. Interdisciplinary and translational approaches are encouraged. Qualified candidates must be in the process of completing or have finished the training for their Ph.D. and/or M.D. Candidates must provide proof all requirements have been fulfilled before their position start date. Preferred: graduate degrees with a strong publication record and looking to move to the next stage of their training.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Conducts multidisciplinary research in the area of tumor immunology and computational biology with a focus on immune editing, immune escape, neoantigens, clonal architecture, and antigen discovery.
Prepares written reports of the research experiments.
Prepares grant proposals based on the research conducted.
Gives oral presentations of the research.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Ph.D. and/or M.D. in a relevant science with a focus on tumor immunology and computational biology.
Candidates must provide proof all requirements have been fulfilled before their position start date.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Must be computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
Background in immune editing, immune escape, neoantigens, clonal architecture, and antigen discovery.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
PHYSICALDEMANDS: Standing, sitting, walking, talking, and hearing. No special vision requirements. Lifting up to 25 lbs.
WORKENVIRONMENT: Laboratory environment. Moderate noise. Exposure to blood, excrement, antineoplastic drugs, and possible exposure to infectious and communicable diseases. Universal precautions are mandatory. Exposure to hazardous chemicals.
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