Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI)

Research Fellow -- Melanoma/F. Stephen Hodi's Laboratory

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI)

Boston, MA, United States


Overview

Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow’s physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.



Responsibilities

We are seeking a highly-motivated Postdoctoral Fellow who will lead the investigation and be responsible for the conduct of laboratory based research in immune therapy for cancer. The project will investigate the role of angiogenesis in immune regulation and homing. This work will strive to improve understanding of the interplay of angiogenesis and immune checkpoint blockade as well as other immune therapy interventions. This work involves skills that include sterile tissue culture, preparation of cells and experiments for screening and validating novel biologically-based therapeutic targets by standard cytotoxicity tests, flow cytometry, cytof, and immunoblottings. The development of novel immunologic techniques and applying novel technologies will be included in this effort in addition to animal work.

Qualifications

Ph.D or M.D in biology or related field required.

The successful candidate will be very organized, a team player and able to work flexible hours in order to accommodate experimental needs. We are looking for a bright, motivated, dedicated individual with strong scientific, organizational and inter-personal skills. The mission of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is to provide expert, compassionate care to children and adults with cancer while advancing the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, cure, and prevention of cancer and related diseases.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.

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Please apply via recruiter’s website.

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