Postdoctoral Fellow - Translational Science

Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute

Tampa, FL

Job posting number: #7055036

Posted: January 2, 2019

Job Description

We are seeking a talented postdoctoral fellow to conduct basic and translational research projects with the aim of improving anti-tumor immunity in the laboratory of Dr. James J. Mulé at the H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, FL. We have a number of exciting research projects available for both basic and translational work, with ample opportunity to develop additional research avenues in the fields of tumor infiltrating lymphocyte (TIL) therapy, chimeric antigen receptor T cell (CAR-T) therapy, impacting the tumor microenvironment, T cell trafficking, and the induction of tertiary lymph node structures.

Position Highlights:
• Plan and conduct research experiments with limited guidance
• Write and submit manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals
• Attend and present data at national conferences
• Present project updates in department seminars and weekly meetings
• Network and liaison with leaders in the biotech industry and with other prominent academic scientists.

The Ideal Candidate will have:
• Documented success in research publications and scientific achievement
• Established communication skills, and a functional use of the English language in scientific conversation
• An established background in basic microbiology, immunology, and/or cancer biology
• Experience or willingness to work in preclinical animal models

• To organize, plan, and conduct scientific research encompassing one or more projects relating to anti-tumor immunotherapies
• To diligently document all research activities
• To analyze resulting research data
• To create presentation and publication quality figures
• To write and prepare scientific manuscripts for publication
• To prepare and give scientific presentations
• To maintain all necessary trainings and credentials required for relevant scientific research

Credentials and Qualifications:
• MD or PhD in immunology, cancer biology, or related field

How to Apply: Interested applicants should send a single PDF file that includes a cover letter summarizing their research training and accomplishments, a personal statement of scientific interests and goals, current CV with recent publications, and contact information for three references to Brittany Palermo at

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and a drug free workplace

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Job posting number:#7055036
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute
United States
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