Postdoctoral Fellow - Immunology, T cell, transcriptomics

Staff Name: 
Remy Bosselut, M.D., Ph.D.
Laboratory of Immune Cell Biology
Research Area Keywords: 

Immunology, T cell, transcriptomics, tumor immunology

Position Description: 

A postdoctoral position is available in the Bosselut lab within the Laboratory of Immune Cell Biology, Center for Cancer Research (CCR), National Cancer Institute (NCI), to study T cell differentiation and function. Specific areas of interest include but are not limited to mechanisms of T cell differentiation in the thymus and CD4+ T cell response to infection and cancer. Research projects will be chosen based on the applicant’s interests. A wide variety of experimental approaches, including various biochemical approaches, ChIPseq, single-cell RNA and ATAC sequencing, Crispr-mediated mutagenesis in T cells, and multiple infection and experimental tumor models are in routine use in the laboratory.

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. ​

C.V. Required: 
Number of References Required: 
Experience Required: 

Applicants should have (or be within a few months of obtaining) an MD, or a PhD in immunology, biochemistry, genetics or a similar field, with no more than 5 years of post-doctoral experience. Candidates associating a strong publication record with experience in flow cytometry, bioinformatics, or gene expression analyses will be preferred. Candidates with expertise or interest in bioinformatics are especially encouraged to apply to take advantage of collaborative possibilities on the NIH campus.

Additional Information: 

Bethesda, located adjacent to Washington, D.C., is an urban core of Montgomery County, MD. Bethesda is one of the most affluent and highly educated communities in the United States. Living in Bethesda offers residents a suburban feel with a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. The public schools in Bethesda are highly rated.

How To Apply: 

Interested candidates should submit a CV, including a list of publications, and the names of three references to Rémy Bosselut at US citizenship or permanent residency not required to apply.

Contact Name: 
Remy Bosselut
Contact E-mail: 

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