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POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW

New York, New York
Research


Job Description

A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available in the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology at the Tisch Cancer Institute. The applicant will be part of a multi-PI LLS-sponsored research project involving development of vaccines and/or cell-based immunotherapies for patients with hematological malignancies. The Postdoctoral Fellow will report directly to the Principal Investigators (PIs). 

The Tisch Cancer Institute is a vital component of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital and plays a key role in the Mount Sinai Health System, which is one of the largest health care systems in the nation. We are a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated center and provide a multidisciplinary approach to cancer treatments and clinical breakthroughs that may one day put an end to cancer. 

Duties/responsibilities: 
1. Conduct and design experiments under the direction of lab PIs.
2. Lead studies investigating immune responses to mutation-derived tumor antigens ex vivo and in vivo in animal models.
3. Report to PIs research progress and maintain a current knowledge of literature in relevant fields. 
4. Maintain good records and contact with collaborators.
5. Nurture collaborative relationships with fellow scientists within the institution, locally, nationally and internationally.
6. Summarize experimental data timely and assist in drafting publications under the direction of the PI.
7. Master computer and technical skills necessary for experimental execution as well as data input and analysis.
8. Performs other related duties as assigned. 


Qualifications 

• A Ph.D. 
• Experience in manipulation of patient-derived hematopoietic cells, mouse models handling and analyses, and basic molecular/cellular biology assays required. 
• Excellent communication skills in written and oral English are essential. 
• Candidates must be self-motivated, creative and capable of contributing productively in a team environment.

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