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Immunotherapy for Malignant Mesothelioma and Lung CancerPosted by: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Posted date: 2019-Dec-05
A post-doctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Raffit Hassan, Thoracic and GI Malignancies Branch, NCI, NIH. Our lab is focused on developing immunotherapy for patients with malignant mesothelioma and lung cancer by targeting the tumor antigen mesothelin.
Hassan R et al., Sci. Transl. Med. 5: 208ra147, 2013; Khanna et al., J. Thorac. Oncol. 11: 1993-2005, 2016; Zhang et al., Clin. Cancer Res. 23: 1564-1574, 2017; Hassan et al., Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 116: 9008-9013, 2019; Pastan et al., Cancer Res 74(11): 2907-2912, 2014.Responsibilities:
The fellow will conduct preclinical laboratory research to complete the following research aims:
The postdoctoral fellow will be working closely with intramural and extramural collaborators to accomplish these aims. The goal is to translate the preclinical findings to clinical trials and improve tumor response, and ultimately patient outcome.Qualifications:
We are seeking a highly motivated, focused and interactive scientist with excellent communication and organizational skills. The candidate must have a PhD and/or MD degree with strong background in Cancer Immunology. Experience in one or more of the following areas would be helpful: molecular biology, cell biology, immunology.To Apply:
Candidates are requested to send a cover letter describing their research experience, current interests and future goals, CV including bibliography, and contact information for three references to: hassanrmail.nih.gov.