Postdoctoral Fellow - Jos Melenhorst Lab

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Job posting number: #7092745 (Ref:22212767776)

Posted: January 25, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Highly motivated individuals with a PhD or MD/PhD in relevant area are encouraged to apply. This training position, under the direct supervision of a Cleveland Clinic Principal Investigator will provide practical training and experience in a research setting. This position is appointed through the Lerner Research Institute. The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate a commitment to research, a collaborative work ethic and strong communication skills, both written and verbal. This program is expected to be completed within 5 years.

We seek enthusiastic candidates for several postdoctoral fellow positions in the laboratory of Dr. Jos Melenhorst, the Vice-Chair of the Center for Immunotherapy at the Cleveland Clinic. The post-doctoral positions are for highly motivated candidates who thrive in a highly collaborative work environment and with a background in immunology, molecular and cellular biology to join a research group focused on immunotherapy research. Projects will involve design of chimeric antigen receptors specific for cell surface and intracellular antigens, functional genomics using genetic and pharmacologic methods, genome engineering, and mouse modeling.  Applicants should hold a PhD and/or MD degree and have strong laboratory and analytical skills. Experience in molecular biology, bioinformatics, or single cell multi-omics would be very helpful.

Principal Investigator: Jos Melenhorst, PhD

Lerner Research Institute Department: Center for Immunotherapy and Precision Immuno-Oncology 

Lab Research Topics:

  • Tumor microenvironment
  • Functional genomics using high-throughput pipelines, including CRISPR/Cas
  • To immunogene therapy in cancer patients
  • For more information about the lab’s research, please visit: https://www.lerner.ccf.org/citi/ or contact Allison Borrelli at [email protected]

Job Responsibilities:

  • Independent project design with the goal of data generation, analysis, interpretation and manuscript preparation
  • Conducts research focused on immunotherapy and T cell and genomic engineering.
  • Group focused on immunotherapy research

Education:

  • PhD or MD/PhD required
  • MD with relevant laboratory experience may substitute for PhD

Languages:

  • English Proficiency proof required for candidates arriving on J-1, J-2, or F1 + OPT visa status

Work Experience:

  • Previous experience in a research or academic setting.  Graduate student experience meets this requirement.
  • Scientific writing experience

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • PPE per institutional requirements; may vary by laboratory

Preferred Application Materials:

  • CV
  • Research Statement 

Keywords: Postdoc, Research, LRI


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Job posting number:#7092745 (Ref:22212767776)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland,Ohio
United States
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