Postdoctoral Fellow - Personalized Cancer Vaccine

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

ID: 7058163
Posted: June 24, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Beckman Research Institute is look for a talented Postdoctoral Fellow to study personalized cancer vaccine in the laboratory of Dr. Larry W Kwak, Deputy Director, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Depending on the qualifications and interests of the applicant, the research focus may range from developing high-throughput approaches for immune profiling and immune monitoring using patient peripheral blood, bone marrow, serum, and tumor tissue samples. The lab will analyze changes in T cell phenotypes by T cell receptor sequencing analysis and single cell RNA sequencing in the cancer vaccine patient samples.
Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
A Ph.D. degree in life or biomedical sciences, or a related discipline is required;
The candidate will ideally have considerable experience in the fields of immunology and cancer biology, and molecular biology;
Qualified candidates should be highly motivated to pursue a career in the reproductive biology field and should have an established track record of success evidenced by first author publications;
Must have a good command of the English language.
Preferred education experience and skills:
Expertise in at least one of the following areas is strongly recommended:
Molecular Biology: molecular cloning, vector construction, lentiviral technology, PCR, qRT-PCR, protein biochemistry, and RNA synthesis.
Immunology: Retro and lentiviral production and transduction, flow cytometry, fluorescence microscopy, cell culture, and T cell-killing assays.
Animal work: xenograft and syngeneic tumor mouse models, blood and animal surgery, tail-vein injections, whole body imaging (IVIS), and breeding.
Additional Information:
For additional information about Dr. Kwak’s research, please click here.

City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.



 

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