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:
2. Mouse models of cancer
3. Molecular and cell biology
Please submit an application to this posting including a cover letter describing current research, future interests, expected start date, and CV, selected publications, names and contact information of three references. Applications should be addressed to:
Xuefang Cao, MD, PhD
Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Job: Postdoctoral Fellows
Organization: School of Medicine - Centers/Programs/ORCs
Job Posting: Feb 28, 2019
Internal Number: 116421
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