Postdoctoral Fellow - CAR NK Cells

Updated: 24 days ago

Join the forefront of groundbreaking research at the Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope ,where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. Our dedicated and compassionate faculty and staff are driven by a common mission: Contribute to innovative approaches in predicting, preventing, and curing diseases, shaping the future of medicine through cutting-edge research.

The laboratories of Dr. Michael A. Caligiuri and Dr. Jianhua Yu in the Departments of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation and Immuno-Oncology are looking for several highly motivated and creative Postdoctoral Fellows. The group conducts the most forefront science and is highly productive with publications in high-impact journals such as Cell , Nature Biotechnology , Nature Mecine, Nature Immunology , Immunity , Nature Cancer, Cancer Discovery , Science Immunology , Nature Communications , JCI , etc. in recent years. For more information about Dr. Jianhua Yu’s lab, please visit here.

As a successful candidate, you will:

  • Devise, plan, document and advance basic science and translational projects in either of the following four areas: 1) NK cell biology including NK cell development and cell signaling 2) Innate lymphoid cells (ILCs) 3) oncolytic virotherapy 4) chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) natural killer (NK), CAR macrophages, CAR T cells, and bispecific antibodies.
  • Collect data for grant applications, prepare manuscripts for publication, and present findings at local, state, national, and international meetings.
  • Work in close collaboration with other team members and external partners from academia and industry.
  • Train and supervise technical staff.

Your qualifications should include:

  • Recent PhD in the field of either immunology, virology, or cancer immunotherapy with a strong background.
  • Evidence of scientific rigor and excellence as documented by high-impact peer-reviewed publications.
  • Previous experience in working with animal models and flow cytometry.
  • Strong team player with excellent communication skills and fluency in English, both spoken and written.
  • Commitment to the laboratory for at least three years.

Preferred qualifications:

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