Postdoctoral Fellow - CAR T Cell Immunotherapy

Postdoctoral Fellow - CAR T Cell Immunotherapy

University of Otago

Dunedin, New Zealand


The Role

Applications are invited from outstanding PhD-qualified candidates for a post-doctoral fellowship to carry out research in chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell immunotherapy. In this role, you will be based in a laboratory dedicated to finding new genetic means to improve CAR T activity, persistence and safety. The laboratory is housed in a department committed to research excellence in molecular biology, immunology and microbiology.

Your Skills and Experience

  • PhD-qualified.
  • Highly motivated, with high energy levels.
  • Able to carry out critical analysis of the literature to inform research direction.
  • Can work independently and as part of team.
  • Have demonstrated excellence in research, as indicated by publication in reputable peer-reviewed journals.
  • Interested in experiencing teaching and supervision opportunities.

The University is strongly committed to diversity in staffing and we encourage applications from women and other under-represented groups who have expertise in molecular biology and/or immunology.

Further Details

This is a full-time, fixed-term position for three years.

Applications quoting reference number 1900316 will close on Sunday, 10 March 2019.


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Equal opportunity in employment is University policy.

E tautoko ana Te Whare Wananga o Otago i te kaupapa whakaorite whiwhinga mahi.

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