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Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
Institution: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Location: New Jersey, United States
Duties: Conducts multidisciplinary research in the area of tumor immunology and cancer immunotherapy with a focus on the discovery and development of T cell therapy for cancer, including tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes and gene engineered T cells; Prepares written reports of the research experiments; Prepares grant proposals based on the research conducted; Gives oral presentations of the research
Requirements: Ph.D. and/or M.D. in Biological Sciences or related areas; Expertise in immunological assays, molecular biology, gene transfer methods, and animal models
   
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Bookmark this Posting | Print Preview | Apply for this Job Position Details Position Information Recruitment/Posting Title Postdoctoral Fellow Job Category Staff & Executive - Research Support (Laboratory/Non-Laboratory) Department CINJ-Medical Immunology Overview Our vision is to be a statewide, national and world leader of scientific discovery, transdisciplinary engagement, translation, patient care and education that improves outcomes for cancer patients and populations. We will accomplish this by conducting innovative basic, clinical and population research and cutting-edge patient-centered care that expands our understanding of the etiology and biology of cancer; facilitates the rapid translation of laboratory-based discoveries into human studies; develops new approaches and interventions for cancer prevention that decrease cancer incidence and mortality; and develops new and better therapies to decrease suffering and mortality from cancer. Curiosity and Discovery, Integrity, Collaboration, Respect and Caring, Perseverance. Posting Summary Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow in Cancer Immunotherapy in Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey to conduct research on tumor immunology with a focus on the discovery and development of T cell therapy for cancer, including tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes and gene-engineered T cells. Postdoctoral Fellows are expected to establish an innovative, collaborative research program addressing important and fundamental questions. Active areas of research include T cell receptor discovery, membrane-tethered cytokine technologies, tumor resistance mutations, target antigen discovery, and preclinical development of new TCR -based treatments. Interdisciplinary and translational approaches are encouraged. Qualified candidates must be in the process of completing or have finished the training for their Ph.D. and/or M.D. Candidates must provide proof all requirements have been fulfilled before their position start date. Preferred: graduates with a strong publication record and looking to move to the next stage of their training. Among the key duties of this position are the following: Conducts multidisciplinary research in the area of tumor immunology and cancer immunotherapy with a focus on the discovery and development of T cell therapy for cancer, including tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes and gene engineered T cells. Prepares written reports of the research experiments. Prepares grant proposals based on the research conducted. Gives oral presentations of the research. Position Status Full Time Hours Per Week Daily Work Shift Work Arrangement FLSA Exempt Grade 99S Position Salary Annual Minimum Salary Annual Mid Range Salary Annual Maximum Salary Standard Hours 37.50 Union Description Non-Union Payroll Designation PeopleSoft Benefits Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview . Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https://finance.rutgers.edu/healthcare-risk/insurance/postdoctoral-health-insurance. COVID-19 Immunization Requirement Under Policy 60.1.35 , Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID -19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Prospective employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster within two weeks (14 calendar days) of eligibility . Based on current guidance, individuals are considered fully vaccinated against COVID -19 two weeks after receiving the final dose of any COVID -19 vaccine authorized or approved for use in the United States by the United States Food and Drug Administration ( FDA ) and recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices ( ACIP ) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ). Eligibility for a booster against COVID -19 varies and is explained on the University’s web site located at https://coronavirus.rutgers.edu/covid-19-vaccine . Failure to provide proof of primary vaccination and booster will result in rescission of a prospective employee’s offer of employment and/or disciplinary action up to and including termination. Seniority Unit Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month Position Pension Eligibility None Qualifications Minimum Education and Experience Certifications/Licenses Ph.D. and/or M.D. in Biological Sciences or related areas. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Expertise in immunological assays, molecular biology, gene transfer methods, and animal models. The individual must have effective skills in oral and written communication, teamwork, and problem-solving, and be adaptable to changes in technological and scientific directions. Must be computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. Preferred Qualifications Prior experience especially with detailed knowledge of T cell biology, tumor immunology, antigen presentation, T cell receptors, tumor antigens, and immunotherapy. Basic knowledge of bioinformatics processes for genomic and transcriptomic research. Equipment Utilized Physical Demands and Work Environment PHYSICAL DEMANDS : Standing, sitting, walking, talking, and hearing. No special vision requirements. Lifting up to 25 lbs. WORK ENVIRONMENT : Laboratory environment. Moderate noise. Exposure to blood, excrement, antineoplastic drugs, and possible exposure to infectious and communicable diseases. Universal precautions are mandatory. Exposure to hazardous chemicals. Special Conditions Candidates must provide proof all requirements have been fulfilled before their position start date. Posting Details Posting Number 22ST3050 Posting Open Date Special Instructions to Applicants Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) Home Location Campus Downtown New Brunswick City New Brunswick State NJ Location Details Pre-employment Screenings All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings. Infection Control and Safety This position is subject to all Rutgers University policies, including TB surveillance and other infection control and safety policies. Please review the Tuberculosis Surveillance Policy for additional information. Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * Do you have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. in Biological Sciences or related areas? Yes No * Do you have prior experience especially with detailed knowledge of T cell biology, tumor immunology, antigen presentation, T cell receptors, tumor antigens, and immunotherapy? Yes No * Expertise in immunological assays, molecular biology, gene transfer methods, and animal models? Yes No Applicant Documents Required Documents Resume/CV Optional Documents Cover Letter/Letter of Application It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement . In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation with regard to your access to and/or your participation in the application and selection processes (for example, the online application process or interviews), please call 848-932-4444 or e-mail us . Rutgers University is an equal access/equal opportunity institution. If you have trouble accessing this page because of a disability, please contact us at 732.745.7378 or via email at OneSource@Rutgers.edu . 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