Postdoctoral Fellow - tumor immunology, cancer biology

Staff Name: 
Tim F. Greten, M.D.
Thoracic and GI Malignancies Branch
Research Area Keywords: 

tumor immunology, cancer biology

Position Description: 

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.

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Experience Required: 

Candidates must have a Ph.D. or M.D. degree and 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.

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 send a curriculum vitae, statement of research background and interest, and names and contact information for three references to Dr. Tim Greten at

Contact Name: 
Tim Greten
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