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Lab-Ertl - Post-Doctoral Fellow

The Wistar Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America Req #338
Sunday, July 14, 2019

A Post-Doctoral Fellow position is available in the Ertl Lab at The Wistar Institute.  We are looking for a Post-Doctoral Fellow with experience in immunology, metabolism, flow cytometry, mouse experiments, and human cell lines to work on an existing project to develop new therapeutic vaccines combined with metabolic interventions for melanoma research.  The projects in the Ertl Lab focus on vaccines to cancer or viruses combined with checkpoint inhibitors or drugs that modulate T cell metabolism, and clinical development of vaccines for HIV-1, human papillomavirus type 16, and hepatitis B virus.

Candidates should have a PhD (or equivalent) degree.

Interested individuals should apply by submitting: A CV including a list of publications and manuscripts in preparation; one-page cover letter detailing research interests and three reference letters. Email your submissions to Dr. Hildegund Ertl with the subject line: Postdoc application. Applicants are also encouraged to apply online.

The Wistar Institute is located in the University City area of Philadelphia, in the heart of the University of Pennsylvania Campus. Wistar provides resources to its faculty and staff that enable them to conduct cutting edge collaborative research and provides for outstanding intellectual environments and state-of-the-art facilities. Research discoveries conducted at Wistar have led to the development of vaccines; the identification of genes associated with cancers; and the development of many other significant research technologies and tools.

We offer an excellent benefits package.

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