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Associate Professor - HOT Tenure Track Research

Employer
University of Minnesota
Location
Minnesota, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Nov 10, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation Division at the University of Minnesota is seeking a tenure track Associate Professor research scientist with training and experience in hematology/oncology research involving pre-clinical models of cancer in Hematology, Oncology and/or NK cell-based Immunotherapy.

 

At the University of Minnesota this individual will assume an important role in the development and principles underlying innovative pre-clinical investigations in Hematology/Oncology with particular focus on NK cell immunotherapy and design/expression of biologics aimed at amplifying NK cell immune responses in different cancer settings.  This may involve research into the understanding how particular components of the immune system respond to different cancer type (hematologic and solid tumor malignancies).  Research activities should include analysis of NK cell interactions (effector cells vs. suppressor cells), detailed evaluation of suppressive factors in the tumor microenvironment and how those factors affect NK cell responses, molecular approaches to bypass suppressive signals, and generation of biologics to better target and leverage immunotherapy.  This will involve collaboration with other Division faculty who are involved in clinical research projects related to this work.  Opportunities for other experimental avenues may be developed.  This position will provide opportunities for broad-based collaborations.  This individual may also participate in the teaching of post-graduate trainees in laboratory methods to study immune therapies. 

 

Required Qualifications:

Candidates for this position will have successfully completed doctoral and post-doctoral research training, with specific experience in laboratory-based preclinical and translational research relevant to in Hematology/Oncology and a record of external research funding. 

Ability to receive work authorization in the United States from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and maintain your legal status according to the requirements of VISA category while in the United States.

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