Postdoctoral Fellow - Lymphoma-Myeloma - Research

The primary purpose of the Postdoctoral Fellow is to assist the Principal Investigator and other Faculty members with scientific research projects within the Department of Lymphoma/Myeloma. The primary activity of this position is with a team of cancer immunotherapy lab researchers.

Our research is focused on developing novel adoptive T-cell therapy approaches for both hematological malignancies and solid tumors. The candidate will be involved in developing and evaluating novel adoptive T-cell therapy strategies including CAR-T and TCR-T, and viral- and tumor antigen-specific T cells in both in vitro and in vivo models. Candidates should be self-motivated, career-oriented, and capable of troubleshooting.

Applicants should be graduates with an M.D. and/or Ph.D. in immunology/immunotherapy. Experience in T-cell culture, assays to assess T-cell function, animal experiments with syngeneic or xenograft tumor models, and T-cell biology. Experience in working with human immune and tumor cells, animal studies, retrovirus and/or lentiviral generation, molecular cloning, transduction of primary T cells, gene editing, and flow/mass cytometry is preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, multiple publications, and strong reference letters are required.

MD Anderson follows the NIH stipend levels as outlined by the Kirchstein - NRSA. This full-time trainee position will provide a salary between $56,484 to $68,604, dependent upon the years of postgraduate experience.

MD Anderson offers compensated trainees:
- Paid medical benefits (zero premium) starting on first day for trainees who work 30 or more hours per week
- Group Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D and Disability coverage
- Paid Education Vacation and Sick Leave
- Paid institutional holidays, wellness leave, childcare leave and other paid leave programs
- Teachers Retirement System defined-benefit pension plan and two voluntary retirement plans
- Employer paid life, AD&D and an illness-related reduced salary pay program
- Health Savings Account and Dependent Care Reimbursement flexible spending accounts
- Fertility benefits
- State of Texas longevity pay
- Extensive wellness, fitness, employee health programs and employee resource groups

Neeraj Saini