Staff Scientist

Surgery Branch
Research Area Keywords: 

Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (iPSC)

Position Description: 
  • The overall project is to develop a method to produce mutation-reactive anti-tumor T cells from Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell (hiPSC).
  • The candidate will be responsible for selecting staff to create a team capable of generating hiPSC from mature and exhausted human mutation reactive T cells.
  • The candidate must be capable of designing the experiments and the protocols necessary to fully execute the project.
  • The candidate must train the technical and postdoctoral staff in cell culture techniques, including Human Embryonic Stem Cell and hiPSC maintenance, and their further differentiation into T lineage cells.
  • The successful applicant must have experience designing research schedules and providing guidance throughout the project.
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Experience Required: 

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. or M.D. in genetics or medicine and 5+ years of laboratory experience in the generation of mouse and human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC).

Candidate must be familiar with all aspects of T cell ontogeny.

How To Apply: 

Send a CV with full bibliography, three letters of recommendation, and a ‘vision statement’ to Dr. Nicholas P. Restifo, MD, Building 10/CRC, Room 3-5762, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20892. Email submissions are also accepted to

Contact Name: 
Nicholas Restifo
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