Postdoctoral Fellow - Immunotherapeutic vaccines

Staff Name: 
Joost J. Oppenheim, M.D.
Lab/Branch/Program: 
Laboratory of Cancer Immunometabolism
Location: 
Frederick
Research Area Keywords: 

Immunotherapeutic vaccines

Position Description: 

Seeking a postdoctoral or post-baccalaureate fellow to perform basic research of in vitro immune and cancer cell responses and in vivo mouse models. To learn more about the research, visit https://ccr.cancer.gov/Laboratory-of-Cancer-Immunometabolism/joost-j-oppenheim.

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.

Number of Positions: 
1
C.V. Required: 
Yes
Number of References Required: 
3
Experience Required: 

PhD in molecular biology and/or immunology-related subject (postdoctoral fellow) or BA in biological sciences (post-baccalaureate fellow).

Additional Information: 

This position is located at CCR’s campus in Frederick, Maryland.  Frederick is the second largest city in Maryland but retains a “small town” feel, surrounded by mountain views, wineries, orchards, and a vibrant Main Street community.  It is less than an hour’s drive from the NIH main campus as well as the Appalachian Trail, Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Gettysburg. The city offers many outstanding schools, a balanced and thriving economy, and a highly educated workforce.

How To Apply: 

Applications, sent by e-mail to oppenhej@mail.nih.gov, should consist of a cover letter describing research experience and interests, curriculum vitae, bibliography, and contact information of three references.

Contact Name: 
Joost Oppenheim
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Phone: 
301-846-1552

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