Dr.Liza Makowski, Department Medicine-Hematology, University of Tennessee HealthScience Center, is looking for an exceptional postdoctoral fellow to conductstudies on anti-tumor immunity as the role of the microbiome in breast cancertumormicroenvironmentfor a multi PI (MPI)-funded position in conjunction with Dr. Joe Pierre (UTHSCDept. of Pediatrics and Microbiology, Immunology and Biochemisty. We use pre-clinical modelsof breast cancer combined with translational approaches. Expertise inmicrobiome and gnotobiotics, anti-tumor immunity, tumor microenvironment, andimmunotherapy is essential. Bioinformatics expertise is a plus. This fellowmust think independently to design and plan experiments, problem solve, and bean expert or gain expertise in typical biostatistics languages (like R) andinterfaces such as Caylpso. Knowledge of metabolism is a plus. Exceptional oraland written skills are required. This fellow is expected apply for grants (K,K99, F32, AACR, other postdoctoral grants) with the mentoring support of Dr.Makowski. Fellows will complete first and co-author manuscripts and presentfindings at local and national meetings. We are looking for an accomplished,organized, efficient, trustworthy, and dynamic personality to work with theMakowski lab in the UTHSC Center for Cancer Research.
M.D.and/or Ph.D. must have been completed later than 2017. Doctoral degree inimmunology, cancer biology, or similar with >5 years of experiencedemonstrated by lead publications is required. Evidence of publications in topscientific journals and presentations at national conferences are required.
Interestedapplicant please send CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Salary will be commensurate with relevant experience and iscompetitive for postdoctoral fellows. The position includes an excellentbenefits package ().Located in Memphis, a dynamic Mid-South city rich in culture, history,diversity, music and cuisine, theis one of the largest, most comprehensive academic healthcenters in the United States with a solid commitment to postdoctoral training.UTHSC is anEEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section504/ADA/ADEA/V institution in the provision of its education and employmentprograms and services.
Job: Postdoctoral Fellows
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-Memphis
Education Level: Full-time
Job Posting: Jul 30, 2020, 3:55:12 PM
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