Research Scientist

Partners Healthcare System Boston , MA 02298

Posted 2 months ago

A Research Scientist position in Tumor Immunology, Adoptive Cell therapy, and cell biology is available in the Vincent Center for Reproductive Biology and Cancer Center at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Boston, MA.

We seek highly motivated and qualified candidates with a Ph.D. or MD/Ph.D. to investigate the immunologic tumor microenvironment in Gynecologic Malignancies and design/evaluate adoptive cell therapy approaches to overcome these limitations. The scope of experiments also expand to include; antibody-drug conjugates, bispecific T-cell engagers, immune checkpoint inhibitors, and chimeric antigen receptor T-cells. Candidates will also have the opportunity to explore translational research projects pertaining to the intersection of glycobiology and immunobiology. Opportunities exist to write grants and papers and improve writing skills. Prior experience or training in immunology is not required.

Massachusetts General Hospital is a major Boston teaching hospital and teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School. Postdoctoral fellows are eligible to apply for appointments at Harvard Medical School and have access to a range of training opportunities via MGH and HMS. Salary will be according to NIH guidelines.



  • Ph.D. or MD/Ph.D. degree

  • Robust and demonstrable background in cell biology and molecular biology evidenced by lead roles in publications.

  • Must have mastery in cell biology methods including, cell culture, ELISA, flow cytometry, and molecular biology methods such as; PCR, qPCR, cloning basics.

  • Preference will be given to an individual who can work independently and as part of a team, including research scientists and technicians.

  • Experience working with animals.

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