Post-doctorate Researcher in Viral Oncology and Immunotherapy within the University of Miami Brain Tumor Institute

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University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Categories:
  • Post Doctoral Position - Academic
Job Type/Arrangement:
  • Full Time
Description:

Position Type


Post-doctoral Position at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine


Department of Neurological Surgery



Position Title: Post-doctorate Researcher in Viral Oncology and Immunotherapy within the University of Miami Brain Tumor Institute



Description:


The Department of Neurological Surgery is currently seeking a Post Doctoral Associate. The position is specifically for the section of viral oncology and immunotherapy within the University of Miami Brain Tumor Institute. This position offers a unique opportunity to develop a scientific niche while offering and opportunity to translate preclinical therapies for brain tumors.


The Section of Virology and Immunotherapy focuses on studying the interplay between viruses and cancer. The laboratory investigates mechanisms of viral oncogenesis and novel viral-based therapeutics for cancer. A key component of our research is to advance our understanding of the cancer vir-ome, glioma immunology, and novel drug targets. Housed within the University of Miami Brain Tumor Institute, the SVI is primarily focused on rapidly translating these discoveries to advance the treatment of malignant brain tumors.


The postdoctoral fellow will prepare research reports and technical papers for publishing. The fellow will investigate the feasibility of applying a wide variety of scientific principles and theories within viral oncology. A fundamental of grasp of basic cellular/molecular biology techniques is needed as well as some experience with murine models. Some knowledge of basic bioinformatic pipelines will be helpful but not required.



A CV and brief cover letter can be sent to Ashish Shah at ashah@med.miami.edu



Formal Job Posting Listed here:


https://umiami.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UMCareerStaff/job/Miami-FL/Research-Associate-1---Neurological-Surgery_R100056088-1



Employer Name: University of Miami


Position Location: Miami, FL


Application Deadline: May 30th, 2022

Education Requirement:
PhD
Years of Experience:
-
Required Skills & Areas of Study:
  • virology
  • genetics
  • translational virology
  • cancer biology
  • biochemistry
  • molecular biology
  • virology
  • high-throughput sequencing and coding/bioinformatics
Location:
Medical Campus-Lois Pope Life Center
Neurological Surgery
1095 NW 14th Terrace
5th Floor
Miami , FL 33136
US
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