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‚Postdoctoral Position, Cancer Immunotherapy‚

Posted by: University of Virginia Medical School

Posted date: Nov-28-2016

Location: Charlottesville VA

Position Type: Postdoctoral Position outside the NIH at University of Virginia School of Medicine.
Position Title: ‚Postdoctoral Position, Cancer Immunotherapy‚
Position Description:
An immediate postdoctoral Research Associate position is available in the Tushir-Singh‚s Laboratory of Novel Biologics at the University of Virginia, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics to study Antibody therapeutics in Cancer. Our research is highly translational and is focused on generating ‚moon shot‚ efforts to find the cure for cancer. More details can be found at https://med.virginia.edu/faculty/faculty- listing/js2yr/
Our laboratory has broad interest in Bi-specific Antibodies, Receptor-Target Biology, Antibody engineering, Antibody-siRNA-conjugates and Cancer biology. We use DNA engineering based approaches supported by functional testing to evaluate and develop better technologies directed toward bispecific antibody platforms and Antibody-RNA conjugates in the cancer immunotherapy space.
To support our current ongoing activities, we are looking for a postdoctoral scientist with experience in protein engineering, optimization and characterization. Experience with flow cytometry is must to be considered. From the model system perspective, we will prefer a candidate with strong background in basic immunology, T-cell biology, relevant immunological assays, PBMCs handling. In addition experience with siRNA design, cell culture, HPLC, animal handing and tumor xenografts is highly desirable.
UVA offer an exciting working environment, the possibility to interact with interdisciplinary research groups, and HIGHLY competitive salary and benefits.
Interested candidates should apply at https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on posting 0619681. Fill out a candidate profile and submit a CV; a description of research interests, technical skills, past projects and publications; and contact information for three references.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:‚®1) Participate in planning, designing and executing technical and complex research projects, as assigned under the direction of a supervisor‚®2) Background in molecular biology, biochemical assays, protein handling‚®3) Growth and maintenance of mammalian cell cultures‚®4) Contribute to grant application and publications‚®5) Proven ability to work in a collaborative research team
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS‚®1) Experience with T-cells and other immunological techniques‚®2) Experience with Flow Cytometry, HPLC, and animal handling, and tumor xenografts is highly desirable.
Employer Name: University of Virginia
Position Location: Charlottesville VA 22908

Application Deadline Date: Available immediately and will be opened until filled.
Job Title ‚Postdoctoral Position, Cancer Immunotherapy‚
Post Details
Email JS2YR(at)virginia.edu
Employer's Website sites.google.com
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Cancer/Oncology
Job Classification Job Classification -> Postdoctoral Researcher
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location Charlottesville VA
Key Words Antibodies, Cancer Biology, Immunotherapy
Start Date 12/1/16