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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Postdoctoral Associate, Stark Lab in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Postdoctoral Associate, Stark Lab

  • Job Number: 23345

  • Functional Area: Research - Scientific

  • Department: Koch Inst - Integrative Cancer Research

  • School Area: VP Research

  • Employment Type: Full-Time

  • Employment Category: Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes

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    Job Description

POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE, Koch Institute (KI) for Integrative Cancer Research-Stark Lab ( , to lead cutting-edge projects to better understand cancer immunology and develop new immunotherapies. To accomplish this, lab projects involve approaches from molecular and synthetic biology, immunology, glycobiology, and biological engineering. Experimental approaches used will include cloning/molecular biology, protein engineering and biochemistry, mammalian cell/tissue culture, flow cytometry, next-generation sequencing, transcriptomics, and animal models of disease. This is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in exploring a frontier area of immunobiology to impact cancer and immune therapy while working with other passionate scientists in a collegial, interdisciplinary environment. The Stark Lab is committed to maintaining a work environment that encourages and values contributions by individuals from all backgrounds and lived experiences. In addition to professional development opportunities within the lab, the position offers an opportunity to take advantage of close ties to vibrant scientific communities across MIT, at the Ragon and Broad Institutes, and at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: Ph.D. in immunology, glycobiology, synthetic biology, or a related area; experience managing an independent research project to completion and publication; a track record of innovation; excellent problem-solving, interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills; and ability to learn quickly, function both independently and as part of a team, and work with a variety of people from all backgrounds and at all levels of training. PREFERRED: expertise in high-dimensional flow cytometry, in vitro or in vivo immune models, human immunology, and/or single cell transcriptomics. Job #23345 Please provide a CV, cover letter, and contact information for three references with application. 10/20/23