POST DOC FELLOW - Immunology

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center

Tampa, FL

ID: 7069910
Posted: September 17, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Dorina Avram in the Department of Immunology. We utilize genetically engineered mouse models, human samples, complex spectral flow cytometry, molecular biology and biochemistry techniques along with multi-omics approaches, including bulk and sc-RNA-seq, ChIP-seq, ATAC-seq, histone ChIP-seq and proteomics. Moffitt Cancer Center has state-of-the art facilities, including Flow Cytometry, Gene Targeting, Advanced Microscopy, Next Generation sequencing, Proteomics and Metabolomics, Chemical Biology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Transgenic Mouse and Small Animal Imaging Cores.

Position Highlights:
A highly qualified and motivated candidate is sought to work in a well-funded multidisciplinary research group. Projects include: (1) study transcriptional and epigenetic control in immune responses to infections and tumors; (2) epigenetic control of tumor immune populations, including in the context treatments; (3) regulatory mechanisms in immune-tumor cross talk with main emphasis on colon cancer.

The Ideal Candidate:
• Knowledge and experience in immunology is a must.
• Experience in flow cytometry and molecular biology are necessary.
• Mouse handling and husbandry is required.
• Ability to interact in a highly multidisciplinary environment is a must.
• Bioinformatics knowledge is a plus.
• At least one first author research publication is a must.

• Conduct experiments associated w listed projects.
• write manuscripts, reports and grant applications.

Credentials and Qualifications:
Motivated individual with a Ph.D., or M.D./Ph.D. and a strong background in immunology or cancer biology, biochemistry or genetics.

You will be eligible for benefits offered to our Team Members – Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off, Retirement, Parental Leave and more. With a move to Tampa, you may be eligible for relocation allowance. Reason to relocate, aside from the sunshine, beaches and year-round outdoor recreation associated with the Gulf Coast of Florida, Tampa is a thriving metropolitan city with unique cultural attractions, low cost of living and a high quality of life. We strive for work/life balance.
If you have the vision, passion, and dedication to contribute to our mission,
then we have a place for you.

How to Apply: Interested applicants should Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information of three referees to Dr. Dorina Avram (

Mission To create a Moffitt culture of diversity and inclusion as we strive to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Vision Moffitt Cancer Center is recognized as the model wherein the diversity of our employees and communities is valued and supported as essential components to contributing to the prevention and cure of cancer. The cancer center is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the cancer center to prohibit unlawful discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to workforce members and applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran’s status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.