Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

Organization
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Job Location
Seattle, WA
Job Description

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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Fred Hutch), home of three Nobel laureates, is an independent, nonprofit research institution dedicated to the development and advancement of biomedical research to eliminate cancer and other potentially fatal diseases. Recognized internationally for its pioneering work in bone-marrow transplantation, Fred Hutch's five scientific divisions collaborate to form a unique environment for conducting basic and applied science. The Fred Hutch, in collaboration with its clinical and research partners, the University of Washington and Seattle Children's, is the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Pacific Northwest.

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The Corey Lab in the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division is hiring a full-time post-doctoral fellow to work on development of CAR T cells for therapy of HIV-1 infection.

The Post-doctoral position to help in integrated program project grant on developing and assessing the role of CAR T cells in HIV infection. Work will largely be in NHP models, assessing the localization, trafficking, and persistence of CAR T cells in experimental SIV/SHIV challenge. An opportunity to work with a larger investigative team involving NHP centers in Oregon and Seattle. Responsibilities include the development of FISH, immunofluorescence and laser capture to single cell sorting technologies to evaluate in situ detection of adaptively transferred cells. In addition to performing bench experiments, the individual is expected to help write manuscripts, grant proposals and present research at scientific meetings.

Successful candidates will have:
- A Ph.D. in Immunology/Virology or a related field
- Knowledge of standard molecular techniques
- Skills and experience is required in purifying NHP T cells, immunocytochemistry, flow cytometry, and immune monitoring.
- Candidate should be a self-starter, able to work both independently and in a team
- Strong analytical, writing, communication, and problem solving skills are desired

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