Postdoctoral appointees will use in vivo mouse models to dissect the role of tumor microenvironment in regulating tumor response to KRAS inhibitors and use the knowledge to develop novel cell therapies. Postdoctoral appointees are encouraged to apply fellowships, seed grants, travel awards and career development grants.
Among the key duties of this position are the following: conducts multidisciplinary research in cancer biology and immunology with a focus on the discovery of therapy resistance-associated cells in tumor microenvironment and the development of innate immune cell therapy for cancer; participates in experimental design and carries out experiments including animal surgeries; operates and maintains experimental equipment; records and analyzes data from experiments; maintains a proper data notebook pursuant to the standards of the Department and the PI, contributes to the intellectual development of the project, submits proposal for postdoctoral fellowship funding; prepares manuscripts and grant proposals based on the research conducted; gives oral presentations of the research.
For fullest consideration, please send electronic file containing statement of research interest and experience, curriculum vitae, and names of 2-3 references to: Dr. Pingping Hou (email: email@example.com).
Minimum Education and Experience
(1) Ph.D. in Biological Sciences or related areas
(2) Experience with cell/molecular biology, biochemistry, cell culture and/or mouse work.
(3) Candidates in all but dissertation (ABD) status will also be considered.
(1) Have first authored publications.
(2) Experience with studies in cancer biology, cell engineering, immunology and/or biochemistry.
(3) Effective skills in oral and written communication, teamwork, and problem-solving.