Postdoctoral Fellow - cancer stem cells, tumor immunology

Staff Name: 
Changqing Xie, M.D., Ph.D.
Thoracic and GI Malignancies Branch
Research Area Keywords: 

cancer stem cells, tumor immunology, cancer biology 

Position Description: 

The Center for Cancer Research (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.

The NCI 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.

The research will focus on dissecting the mechanism of immunotherapy resistance contributed by cancer stem cells in the tumor microenvironment of cholangiocarcinoma.

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Experience Required: 

Candidates must have a Ph.D. or M.D. degree and less than three years of postdoctoral experience. Proficiency in oral and written English is required. Applicants with a strong background in immunology, cancer cell biology or molecular biology, and animal study are encouraged to apply.

Additional Information: 

Foreign applicants will need to qualify for a J-1 visa or have permanent U.S. residency status.

How To Apply: 

Highly motivated candidates should send a curriculum vitae, statement of research background and interest, and names and contact information for three references to

Contact Name: 
Changqing Xie
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