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Postdoctoral Research Associate NEITPI

Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jul 13, 2022

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Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
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Postdoctoral Research Associate NEITPI

About the Opportunity

Job Summary:

In the New England Inflammation and Tissue Protection Institute (NEITPI), under the direction of Dr. Michail Sitkovsky, the Post-Doctoral Student will independently perform basic or applied research of considerably higher scope and complexity in the field of immunology. The Post-Doctoral Student will conduct sophisticated experiments with CAR-T cells and polyclonal T cells against tumors by taking advantage of previous professional knowledge. Significant bench level experience with human and murine T cells during in vitro and in vivo assays is ideal, in addition to experience in immuno-oncology. Responsibilities will include the generation of data and analysis of immunological responses of novel cancer immunotherapies with clinical relevance. This research also has major implications for the treatments of infectious diseases, including COVID-19, by developing superior immunotherapeutic methods and utilizing novel humanized mouse and hamster models. Incumbent will employ methods of flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence, ELISA, qRT-PCR, mammalian cell-culture, and cell-based assays to evaluate novel treatment strategies during in vivo mouse cancer immunotherapy models. Experience in the models of adoptive cell transfer as well as analysis of the tumor microenvironment on the level of cytokines and chemokines is a plus. Incumbent will also be responsible for assisting in preparation of grant proposals, publications, and planning future experimental approaches. Post-Doctoral Student will offer supervision of graduate/undergraduate research team and transfer of technical expertise to students, as well as attend meetings and present research findings.

  • Perform research ___55______ 45% 30 - 60%

  • Write for publication __ 10 15% 10 - 30%

  • Draft new grants ___20 15% 5 - 25%

  • Supervise graduate students ___10______ 15% 5 - 25%

Purchasing and budget administration ____5_____ 10% 5 - 15%


Must have a PhD or equivalent; progressively more responsible experience that demonstrates the ability to plan and execute research.

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Additional Information

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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