Postdoctoral fellow (research assistant)

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CENTER OF NEW TECHNOLOGIES
Laboratory of Experimental Medicine
is hiring a POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW
(research assistant)
Research area: tumor immunology and immunotherapy
 
We are looking for a person interested in participation in the project funded by the National Science Center within the OPUS program entitled: „The role of arginase-1 in antitumor efficacy of cancer immunotherapy using checkpoint inhibitors”, project leader: prof. Dominika Nowis, M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc.
 
KEYWORDS:
tumor, immune response, immunotherapy, arginase, checkpoint inhibitors, cell culture, in vivo mouse tumor models, molecular biology
 
We look for a person with profound experience in:
·         culture of human and animal primary and established tumor cells
·         in vivo murine tumor models
·         multicolor flow cytometry / immunophenotyping
·         basic molecular biology techniques (Western blotting, PCR, real-time PCR, ELISA)
 
We offer:
·         employment in a new, rapidly developing research center of the University of Warsaw
·         lab and office space
·         basic equipment and core facilities
·         substantive and organizational support
·         friendly, inspiring, interdisciplinary environment
 
Requirements:
·         PhD degree (or equivalent) in biology or medical sciences obtained not earlier than in 2010
·         at least 3 outstanding scientific publications in peer-reviewed international journals
·         perfect knowledge of immunology
·         good communication skills in written and oral English
·         experience in preparation of scientific publications
·         ability to work efficiently within a team
 
Employment conditions:
·         monthly salary: 5 500 PLN brutto
·         mode: contract of employment full time fixed-term
·         beginning: December 2017
·         duration: 24 months
·         possibility of further employment
 
Required documents:
·         Letter of intent
·         CV
·         List of scientific publications
·         Two letters of reference
·         Copy of a Ph.D. diploma
 
Please submit your application to the following e-mail address: d.nowis@cent.uw.edu.pl
 
Deadline of application submission: September 10th 2017
 
Date of enouncement of the results: September 30th, 2017.