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The Waller lab in the Winship Cancer Institute studies several areas of cancer immunotherapy, including hematopoietic cell transplantation, tumor immunology, and development of novel checkpoint inhibitors to improve T cell anti-cancer activity. We are seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to work on a funded project that includes in vitro cell culture work, as well as in vivo animal models of disease. Other techniques will include high-dimensional CyTOF and single cell RNAseq. Experience with flow cytometry and mouse handling is preferred. Bioinformatics skills are also desirable. The postdoctoral fellow will assist in manuscript and grant writing as part of their career development training.
JOB DESCRIPTION: Helps design and conduct research within a specified field while receiving advanced training from a designated Principal Investigator to enhance professional skills and research independence needed for pursuit of a career. The specific area of research in which the trainee is mentored is determined by the department and laboratory of the Postdoc. Designs and evaluates experiments. Develops new ideas that promote current research. Prepares and publishes scientific manuscripts under the direction of the Principal Investigator. May be responsible for operation of specific equipment. May teach techniques to others, train, and supervise research staff. Positions are temporary appointments as a research trainee. The initial appointment is for one year, renewal expected if progress is satisfactory and funds are available. Appointments cannot exceed five years.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., DDS etc) in an appropriate field. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator.
Ideal candidates will have a PhD in cancer biology, immunology or related field and be able to work relatively independently. Candidates should be motivated, detail oriented and have strong interpersonal communic
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