University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB)

Postdoctoral Fellow

University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB)

Baltimore, MD, United States

Postdoctoral Position in Tumor Immunology  


A postdoctoral position is immediately available in the Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center at University of Maryland School of Medicine to study T cell biology and how T cells contribute to tumor immunity and transplantation immunity. Our lab currently focuses on investigating the cellular and molecular mechanisms governing T cell differentiation, activation and cytotoxic function in the setting of hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) for the treatment of blood cancers. The postdoctoral fellow will have the opportunity to study cancer and transplant patients and mouse HCT models in a well-mentored environment at this NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center. 


Requirements: Highly motivated PhD or MD/PhD students who graduated within three years are encouraged to apply. A solid background and working experience in the following areas are highly desired:  


1. Immunology 

2. Mouse models of cancer 

3. Molecular and cell biology 


Preferred candidates should be fluent in English. Please e-mail an application including a cover letter describing current research, future interests, expected start date, CV, selected publications, names and contact information of three references to:  


Xuefang Cao, MD, PhD 

Associate Professor 

Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center 

University of Maryland School of Medicine 




UMB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.  We value diversity and how it enriches our academic and scientific community and strive toward cultivating an inclusive environment that supports all employees.

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Postdoctoral Fellow