Postdoctoral Fellow – Single Cell Immune Profiling and Cancer Immunotherapy

Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM)
06 Feb 2023
07 Apr 2023
Job Type
Employment - Hours
Full time

Postdoctoral Fellow – Single Cell Immune Profiling and Cancer Immunotherapy

Indiana University School of Medicine


Appointment Type

Postdoctoral Fellow



IUSM - Medicine - Hematology/Oncology



IU School of Medicine Indianapolis


Position Summary

A postdoctoral position in the laboratory of Dr. Reza Shahbazi is available to work on single-cell immune profiling and cancer immunotherapy project. Highly motivated individuals with a Ph.D. in the area of Bioinformatics, Immunology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Genomics, Proteomics, Cancer Biology, or related fields are encouraged to apply.


Duties or techniques may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Cell sorting by flow cytometry or magnetic beads
  • Cell culture
  • CRISPR gene editing
  • Western blotting, cellular and protein analysis
  • Single-cell RNAseq
  • Animal models
  • Maintaining accurate records of experiments and results
  • Communicating with other team members and senior departmental members 
  • Presenting data locally and at national and international meetings


As the nation’s largest medical school, IUSM is committed to being an institution that not only reflects the diversity of the learners we teach and the patient populations we serve, but also pursues the values of diversity, equity and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We desire candidates who enhance our representational diversity, as well as those whose work contributes to equitable and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. IUSM strives to take an anti-racist stance, regularly evaluating and updating its policies, procedures, and practices to confer equitable opportunities for contribution and advancement for all members of our community. We invite individuals who will join us in our mission to advance racial equity to transform health and wellbeing for all throughout the state of Indiana.


Indianapolis is the capital and most populous city in the State of Indiana. It is growing economically thanks to a strong corporate base anchored by the life sciences. Indiana is home to one of the largest concentrations of health sciences companies in the nation. Indianapolis has a sophisticated blend of charm and culture with a wonderful balance of business and leisure. The growing residential base is supported by rich amenities and quality of life – the city possesses a variety of professional sports, arts venues and outdoor recreation areas. Residents of this dynamic city, and surrounding suburbs, enjoy leading educational systems and top-ranked universities, paired with a diverse population. Indianapolis International Airport is a top-ranked international airport, being named “Best Airport in North America” by Airports Council International for many years. For additional information on life in Indy, please visit:


The search committee will begin evaluating applications as they are received and applications will continue to be reviewed until this position is filled.


Basic Qualifications

A doctorate or terminal degree is required. The candidate should be highly motivated with a Ph.D. in the area of Bioinformatics, Immunology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Genomics, Proteomics, Cancer Biology or related fields.  The candidate must be diligent, rigorous, able to work independently, approachable and have attention to detail. 


To Apply: Please send your CV, and cover letter (optional) to Dr. Shahbazi at the following address:


Department Contact for Questions

Sabrina Hetzel,

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