Post-Doctoral Research Fellow - T Cell Immunotherapy

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

Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch's pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer with minimal side effects. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation's first and largest cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women's Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.

The Program of Immunology in the Clinical Research Division at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is seeking an enthusiastic post-doctoral fellow to join the laboratory of Dr. Cameron Turtle. The fellow will work on independent and collaborative projects developing adoptive T cell immunotherapy for hematologic malignancies.

The Program in Immunology is a leader in the development and clinical application of adoptive immunotherapy using genetically modified T cells and is committed to the advancement of this approach.

Applicants will have a PhD in a biological science and/or a MD. The ideal candidate will have a research background in immunology with robust skills in molecular and cellular biology, T cell culture, flow cytometry, ELISPOT, and T cell cytotoxicity assays. To be successful in this position, the post-doctoral research fellow must be highly motivated to establish a career as a future independent investigator.

This is a full-time position with a salary based on the NIH scale and excellent benefits.

If interested, please apply online at http://track.tmpservice.com/ApplyClick.aspx?id=2358227-2647-7921

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