Postdoctoral Scientist

Updated: 7 months ago
Location: Oxford, ENGLAND
Deadline: 20 Feb 2017

We are seeking a highly motivated Postdoctoral Scientist to join Professor Tao Dong’s group.

The studies will be performed in the MRC Human Immunology Unit and involve research into cellular immunology, molecular biology, immunohistochemistry, cellular immunology including multichromatic flow cytometry and antigen specific T cell culture and cloning. In the meanwhile, off-site working is required in our collaborative hospitals in China.

The aim of this project is to characterise T-cell exhaustion in chronic HBV infection, HBV associated hepatocellular carcinoma and other malignant tumours. Having established a unique and large cancer cohort in China, characteristics of T-cell exhaustion at different tumour micro-environments would be dissected to address the project goals.

You will independently plan and carry out cutting edge laboratory research, generating and keeping records of all experimental results. You should be innovative and help identify new strategies and design new research proposals in liaison with the Group Head.

To be considered for this position you should have a PhD or PhD near to completion in immunology or a related field with previous experience and proven research skills in multichromatic flow cytometry analysis on human tissues. You should also be able to demonstrate the ability to manage the day-to-day running of a research project.

It is also essential that you have the ability to present research in written and oral form in both English and Chinese and an ability to communicate medical English and medical Chinese, especially in the surgery field.

The post is full-time and fixed-term for 2 years.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Monday 20 February 2017 will be considered.

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