Posted: Saturday, February 3, 2018 5:38 PM
Employment Status:AF : Active : Regular : Full Time
Job Summary 13;
The postdoctoral fellow (postdoc) will have a terminal degree PhD, MD, DVM, etc. and will, under the direction/guidance of Dr. John Maris, assume responsibility for pediatric cancer immuno:oncology research in collaboration with the St. Baldrick:Stand Up To Cancer Immunogenomics Team he directs (standuptocancer/dream_teams/view/su2c_st_baldricks_pediatric_cancer_dream_team). The postdoc will join a growing immuno:oncology team based in his laboratory, and work in collaboration with several other laboratories at CHOP/Penn and at 10 other institutions. He/she will have a specific project under this umbrella, designed to discover and develop novel and potentially impactful new immunotherapies for children with cancer, specifically focusing on neuroblastoma. A model recent example of the type of work to be pursued can be found in Bosse, 2017, Cancer Cell. The post:doc may also benefit from the Pediatric Immunotherapy Discovery and Development Network, created in part with Biden moonshot monies, where Dr. Maris is expected to play a leadership role (planned start date July 1, 2018: deainfo.nci.nih.gov/advisory/joint/0617/Smith.pdf). Available projects include immunotherapeutic target discovery (native proteins or MHC:restricted epitopes), antibody drug conjugate development, chimeric antigen receptor T cell therapy development, and defining mechanisms of tumor cell intrinsic and extrinsic immune suppression. Immuno:oncology experience is required, and familiarity with advanced genomic technologies and methods are preferred skills. This job is open to those seeking first or second post:docs. Preference also given to post:docs eligible for K99/R00 awards and those seeking future independent careers in academia.
Job Responsibilities 13;
:Conduct independent scholarly research and develop new methods and protocols
:Participate in project planning, recording and evaluation of data
:Acquire technical, lab management and grant writing skills
:Participate in seminars, lectures, poster sessions and presentation at national meetings
:Supervise junior lab members
:Assist with other research projects 13;
Required Education and Experience 13;
:A terminal degree PhD, MD, DVM, etc.
:According to the CMS (Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services) a copy of diploma or transcript is required as proof of academic achievement for all non:laboratory personnel performing non:waived POC testing 13;
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