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Position # 1205

Position Details

School / Department: School of Medicine / Medicine
Classification: Postdoctoral Associate
Funding source: NIH Grant
Start Date: 3/1/2021
Description: POSTDOCTORAL POSITIONS in Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy is available in Dr. Zarour's laboratory at the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center of University of Pittsburgh. The laboratory focuses on the mechanisms of tumor-induced immune dysfunction, multiple first-in-human immunotherapeutic trials in cancer patients, and the role of the gut microbiome in regulating immune responses to tumors. We are seeking candidates who are highly self-motivated and have a strong research background, including immunology, molecular biology, and/or mucosal immunology and microbiome. Additional expertise in experimental mouse tumor models is desired. The candidate should possess a Ph.D. with peer-reviewed publications. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required. Our laboratory is dynamic, international, supportive and productive. Excellent opportunities for publication, attendance at scientific meetings, and career advancement. Interested candidates are encouraged to send their application including a brief cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information of at least three references to: Hassane M. Zarour, MD at zarourhm@upmc.edu. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.
Qualifications: The candidate should possess a Ph.D. with peer-reviewed publications. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required. A strong background in immunology, molecular biology, and/or mucosal immunology and microbiome is required.
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Contact Information

Faculty/PI Name: Hassane M Zarour
Mailing address: c/o Hassane M Zarour
Email address: zarourhm@upmc.edu