Postdoctoral Associate- Cancer Immunology - Pediatrics - Oncology (90005903)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7092099 (Ref:10003-en_US)

Posted: January 11, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Summary

A postdoctoral fellowship position in cancer immunotherapy is available at the Center for Advanced Innate Cell Therapy within the Texas Children’s Cancer Center. This researcher will be part of an interdisciplinary team of laboratory and clinical investigators developing novel forms of cancer immunotherapy. We offer outstanding state-of-the-art, recently expanded laboratory facilities, a highly interactive team work environment and an individualized approach to career development. The fellow will study the effects of adoptive cancer immunotherapy on tumor microenvironment in mouse tumor models and in cancer patients, using state-of-the-art microscopy, flow cytometry and other methods. The project is expected to lead to publications in high quality scientific journals.  Candidates must have a PhD degree and an expertise in tumor immunology with a documented record of productivity.

Job Duties

  • Processes peripheral blood and tumor biopsy samples, isolates mononuclear cells and specific cell subsets.
  • Performs magnetic cell sorting.
  • Performs therapeutic experiments in mice.
  • Performs immunofluorescent staining and runs immunofluorescent microscopy or flow cytometry analysis.
  • Analyses microscopy, flow cytometry and other data using special software.
  • Documents results of experiments and prepare reports.
  • Writes scientific manuscripts.

Minimum Qualifications

  • MD or Ph.D. in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.
  • No experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • An expertise in tumor immunology as documented by at least one first-author publication in a peer-reviewed scientific journal.    

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.

 

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.


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