• Research Fellow - Reinherz Lab

    Location US-MA-Boston
    Job Posted Date 2 months ago(2 months ago)
    Job ID
    2018-12113
    Category
    Fellowships
    Type
    full time
    Grade
    41
  • Overview

    Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.

    Responsibilities

    The Reinherz lab at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School is recruiting a postdoctoral fellow to study HIV-1 vaccine immunology with emphasis on 1) the genetic and molecular mechanisms of broadly neutralizing antibodies specific to MPER segment of the gp41 subunit and 2) vaccine-induced cellular and antibody responses involving extrinsic factors modulating GC reactions/affinity maturation of subdominant antigen-specific B cells. The laboratory provides a rich training environment and access to cutting-edge techniques.

    Qualifications

    Highly-motivated candidates with a recent PhD or MD/PhD in biomedical sciences and experience in immunology, molecular biology, biochemistry and/or murine models are encouraged to apply. Previous experience in molecular and cellular biology is essential. Candidates should have a publication record in peer-reviewed journals. We are seeking a candidate with excellent writing and communication skills, able to work independently but also effectively with other lab members. Applicants should send a short statement of research goals, CV and three references.

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.

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