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Postdoctoral Fellow Department of Surgery

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Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)

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Boston, Massachusetts

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Mon, 08 Mar 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Employer Name: SpiderID: Location: Boston, Massachusetts Date Posted: 2/4/2021 Wage: Negotiable Category: Law Enforcement/Security/Safety Job Code: -1421 Job Description: Postdoctoral Position in Tumor Immunology with special emphasis on immunotherapy of solid tumors and escape mechanisms Division of Surgical Oncology Department of Surgery Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School Boston, MA 02114 (USA) Job Description NIH-funded postdoctoral position is available in Dr. Ferrone’s research group in the Department of Surgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. The research project is particularly focused on developing antibody-based immunotherapeutic strategies for the treatment of solid tumors with special emphasis on strategies to counteract the escape mechanisms utilized by tumor cells. The fellow will have the opportunity to also engage in a project which characterizes the significance and molecular basis of HLA class I defects in solid tumors. This position provides outstanding opportunities for continued scientific development and for contributing to pioneering research with high translational impact. The scientific environment at Massachusetts General Hospital and surrounding institutions such as Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology offers ample opportunity for productive collaborations. We expect the fellow to be highly motivated, independent and innovative. We will provide support and mentorship so that the fellow ultimately develops his/her own line of research. Job requirements: The candidate will have a PhD and/or MD degree. Prior laboratory experience is required, ideally in techniques such as cell culture-based assays, flow cytometry, IHC, fluorescence microscopy, Western blot, PCR, ELISA, in vivo murine models and CRISPR-Cas9. Likewise, knowledge of basic immunology is preferable. Application Package Applications should be sent to with the subject line ‘Postdoc – Tumorimmunology and immunotherapy’ and addressed to Dr. Soldano Ferrone. We prefer that the application package, submitted as a single pdf document, contains: 1) a cover letter, 2) a full CV with a complete list of publications, 3) name and contacts details of 3 references, and 4) list of laboratory and other methods mastered. Qualifications Job requirements: The candidate will have a PhD and/or MD degree. Prior laboratory experience is required, ideally in techniques such as cell culture-based assays, flow cytometry, IHC, fluorescence microscopy, Western blot, PCR, ELISA, in vivo murine models and CRISPR-Cas9. Likewise, knowledge of basic immunology is preferable. Partner’s Healthcare is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Job Criteria: Start Date: Position Type: Full-Time Permanent Years of Experience Required: Education Required: Overnight Travel: Vacation Time: Contact Information: Contact Name: Partner’s Healthcare Company Type: Company: Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH) City: State: Zip: