Job Details

POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE School of Medicine Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Company name
Boston University

Location
Boston, MA, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Post Doc, Healthcare, Education

Posted on
Nov 05,2019

Valid Through
Feb 18,2020

Profile

The Jones Laboratory at the Boston University School of Medicine is currently seeking postdoctoral applicants for exciting projects investigating tissue-specific mechanisms of tumor-induced immunosuppression.

The overall goal of our research is to understand the cellular and molecular mechanisms that contribute to the progression of cancer metastases.

The primary responsibilities of the postdoctoral associate are to independently design and execute research experiments to study mechanisms of immune escape and suppression in the metastatic tumor microenvironment, including characterization and targeting of immune suppressive cell types and pathways.

Candidates with a strong research track record, background in immunology and cancer biology, as well as experience with animal models are preferred.

Required Skills

Individuals must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D., appropriate research experience, strong organizational, interpersonal, communication, and analytical skills and be prepared to work as part of a team.

Candidates with a strong research track record, background in immunology and cancer biology, as well as experience with animal models are preferred.

Experience in the following technical areas is preferred: molecular biology, immunological assays, biochemistry, imaging and murine models of cancer.

To begin the application process, please e-mail a current CV and statement of purpose to djones1@bu.edu

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Company info

Boston University
Website : http://www.bu.edu/

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