Massachusetts General Hospital

Senior Postdoctoral Fellow

Massachusetts General Hospital, Vaccine and Immunotherapy Center

Boston, MA, United States

General Summary

A postdoctoral fellowship is available at the Vaccine and Immunotherapy Center (VIC), Massachusetts General Hospital. The individual will work as part of a research team with other scientists on translational medical research associated with novel therapeutic approaches to cancer. Responsibilities will involve immuno-therapeutic studies in established animal models of disease and application of immunologic tools to define key mechanisms of action. The fellow will be directly responsible for the conduct of experiments and will work with the team in analysis of data. Projects will involve work with outside academic and industry collaborators. The fellow will be under the overall supervision of the Director of the Vaccine and Immunotherapy Center, Mark Poznansky, MD, PhD.


Requirements

  • PhD in Biology, Immunology, Biochemistry or related field
  • Strong publication and funding record
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Team orientated, must be able to work within a team working on a portfolio of research projects, including supervision of students and technical staff
  • Experimental design and data analysis
  • Experience with primary cell culture, animal model development, and primary assays related to immunology helpful (specimen processing, Flow Cytometry, Luminex assays, ELISPOT and ELISA)
  • Careful documentation of research plan, execution and data collection


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Senior Postdoctoral Fellow