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Post-doctoral Fellow - tumor immunology, cancer biology

Job Description:

Position is with:

A postdoctoral fellowship position is available in the area of tumor immunology/cancer biology. The position is in the laboratory of Tim Greten, M.D., Senior Investigator, Deputy Branch Chief and Co-Director of the NCI-CCR Liver Cancer Program within the Center for Cancer Research (CCR) of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), in Bethesda, Maryland. Candidates are sought to join a basic and translational, collaborative research program focused on anti-tumor immunity and liver tumors.

CCR is working to solve the most pressing problems in the field through basic, translational and clinical cancer research to create the cancer medicines of tomorrow and is dedicated to preparing the next generation of cancer researchers. Read more about CCR, the benefits of working at CCR and hear from our staff on their CCR experiences.

CCR is dedicated to preparing the next generation of cancer researchers and offers a training environment that is second-to-none in quality of science and mentoring by outstanding principal investigators, including nine members of the National Academy of Science and eight members of the National Academy of Medicine. CCR offers fellows access to cutting-edge technologies and cores, a highly collaborative environment, awards and research forums to recognize outstanding post docs, continuous scientific symposia and lectures featuring leading researchers, a strong commitment to translational research, and a vibrant clinical research program housed in the world’s largest dedicated research hospital, the NIH Clinical Center.

Qualifications and Job Details:

  • Degree Required: Ph.D. or equivalent
  • Location: Bethesda, Maryland
  • Appointment Type: Training Position
  • Work Schedule: Full-time position
  • Citizenship: US Citizenship not required
  • Stipend: Commensurate with experience

REQUIRED SKILLS:

Candidates must have less than five (5) years of postdoctoral experience. Foreign applicants will need to qualify for a J-1 visa or have permanent U.S. residency status. Proficiency in oral and written English is required. Applicants with a strong background in immunology, cancer cell biology or molecular biology, cellular cancer biology and bioinformatics are encouraged to apply.

About the NCI Center for Cancer Research:

The Center for Cancer Research (CCR) is home to nearly 250 basic and clinical research groups located on two campuses just outside of Washington, D.C. CCR is part of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and makes up the largest component of the research effort at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Centrally supported by long-term funding and a culture of complete intellectual freedom, CCR scientists are able to pursue the most important and challenging problems in cancer research. We collaborate with academic and commercial partners and advocacy groups across the world in efforts to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer and HIV/AIDS. The CCR research portfolio covers the full spectrum of biological and biomedical research. Our work ranges from basic to translational and clinical, and our clinical trials are conducted in the NIH Clinical Center, the world’s largest hospital dedicated to clinical research that offers a robust infrastructure to support CCR’s patients on an estimated 250 open studies. The success of CCR is grounded in an exceptionally strong discovery research program that provides the foundation for the seamless translation of insights from bench to bedside. Read more about CCR, the benefits of working at CCR and hear from our staff on their CCR experiences.

Bethesda is one of the most highly educated communities in the United States and has a nationally renowned school system. The city is a thriving suburban center close to Washington, D.C., and home to many restaurants, retailers and a flourishing arts and entertainment district.

How to Apply:

Submit:
  • CV/Resume
  • Three References
  • Summary of Research Experience

Contact Name: Tim Greten

Contact Email: tim.greten@nih.gov

For questions contact: Tim Greten, tim.greten@nih.gov

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