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Cancer ImmunotherapyPosted by: Postdoc positions by NIH
Posted date: 2019-Sep-22
The position for a highly motivated Postdoctoral Fellow is available in Dr. Nitin Agrawal’s laboratory within the Center for Cancer and Immunology Research (CCIR) at Children’s National Hospital in Washington DC. Dr. Agrawal’s laboratory focuses on developing novel technologies utilizing microfluidics and nanoparticle based approaches for translational research in cancer immunotherapy.
Children’s National Hospital harbors state-of-the-art research and clinical facilities with world class expertise in immunology and cancer immunotherapy. Researchers have access to all facilities and an attractive opportunity to advance their research to pre-clinical and clinical studies. Competitive salary along with benefits will be provided.Responsibilities:
The Postdoctoral Fellow will be actively involved in advancing the ongoing projects as well as developing new hypothesis based projects and will have the opportunity to work with researchers and clinicians at the Hospital. In addition to undertaking research projects, responsibilities will include extensive grant writing and mentoring students and/or lab technicians and managing routine laboratory tasks. Candidate should be an independent thinker with the ability to troubleshoot challenging problems with innovative ideas.Qualifications:
Applicants should have a PhD in Biological/Biomedical/Bioengineering/Chemical Engineering, Biomaterials, Biology, Biochemistry or related disciplines. Applicant with experience in one or more of the following areas will be given preference:
Applicants with prior expertise in liposomes and experimental cancer research will be given highest preference. Individuals lacking experience in liposomal techniques but possessing a strong biological background and evidence of success may also be considered.To Apply:
Applicants should contact Dr. Agrawal (Dr. Nitin Agrawal, Center for Cancer and Immunology Research, Children's National Hospital, 5th Flr Main, Ste 5200, Rm 5345, 111 Michigan Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20010, Tel: 202-476-3072; Email: nagrawal2childrensnational.org) describing their interest and experiences in a cover letter and providing their curriculum vitae and list of publications. Three references should also be provided along with the contact information of referees. The position is available immediately and is expected to start as soon as possible but will remain open until fulfilled.