Postdoctoral Fellow or Research Scientist- Cell Therapy, Cancer Gene Therapy, and Immunotherapy

Rutgers University

Piscataway, NJ

Job posting number: #7076679

Posted: April 1, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Laboratory of Targeted Therapeutics in the Department of Pharmaceutics at Rutgers University is seeking a Postdoctoral fellow or an experienced Research Scientist for a full-time appointment in Piscataway, New Jersey. The campus is located 30 minutes south of New York City and 30 minutes north of Princeton.

Project Description: We are looking for a highly motivated scientist to work on a translational research project funded by the US National Institutes of Health (NIH). The research project is focused on the development of stem cell-based targeted therapeutic systems for image-guided gene therapy and immunotherapy of cancer. For more information, please see our recent publication on Pubmed: PMID: 31499084

Qualifications:
The candidate must have a PhD in Cell Biology, Immunology, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Cancer Biology, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biomedical Engineering or related field. Experience with stem cell engineering (e.g., mesenchymal, iPSCs, etc.), molecular and cellular biology techniques, stable cell production and animal work (mice) is highly desired. Fluency in speaking and writing English is required. Candidate must have desire to learn new techniques, write manuscripts/reports/protocols, train students and be able to work independently. The applicant must be able to multitask and interested in contributing to several other ongoing projects in the lab.

Salary: Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Process:
Screening of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. Only SELECTED applicants will be contacted for interview. Please submit ONLY the following requested files: 1) a letter of application addressing a brief description of your research experiences (one page maximum), 2) curriculum vitae that includes publications and list of lab research skills, and 3) contact information of three references who have worked with you to:


Arash Hatefi (Ph.D.)
ahatefi@pharmacy.rutgers.edu




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