Postdoctoral Research Associate
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Post Date: May 08, 2017
Job Type: Full time
Degree Requirement: Ph.D.
Years Experience: Entry Level
Location: US - Pennsylvania - Pittsburgh
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Description
The Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology at the University of Pittsburgh has immediate openings for talented and passionate postdoctoral research associates. The Division of Surgical Oncology’s primary goal is to develop novel methods for treating cancers through immunology, virology, and molecular biology techniques, and to translate research findings into patient treatments. We are interested in recruiting PhD or MD/PhDs candidates for laboratories that focus on 1) Viral therapies for cancer and 2) Cancer immunotherapies, specifically adoptive T cell therapies for cancer.

Candidates that have an interest in mechanistic and translational studies in cancer biotherapies are encouraged to apply. The qualified applicants will be required to conduct research, interpret results, prepare manuscripts, and aid in the preparation of grant applications. The required expertise includes all common molecular biology and immunology techniques, molecular cloning, cell culture, and experience with murine in vivo models. The applicant should have command of the English language, good interpersonal skills, critical thinking ability and evidence of experience and good writing skills through first author publications in peer reviewed journals. The applicant should also be proficient in computer software usage including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and statistical packages.

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To be considered for one of these positions, please provide a one-page statement of research interest, a current curriculum vitae and contact information for three-references to: surgoncapplicants@upmc.edu.

The University of Pittsburgh offers competitive compensation and benefits packages.

The University of Pittsburgh is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled employer


Contact Details

Email: surgoncapplicants@upmc.edu