Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Position Type : Full Time
The Department of Surgery is recruiting a Senior Research Investigator to establish and manage the Breast Cancer Immunotherapy Research Program under the direction of Dr. Julia Tchou with a goal of optimizing the use of immune therapy in combination with conventional treatment strategies to achieve better oncologic outcomes. The Tchou lab conducts preclinical studies using mouse breast tumor models to evaluate the effectiveness of CAR T-cell therapy and combination immunotherapies. Basic and translational research is focused on the interaction between the immune system and the development of breast cancer. Current focus is on understanding how tumors can be switched from immunologically ‘cold’ to ‘hot’. Results from the lab will be translated to clinical trials led by Dr. Tchou. Successful candidate will be leading and actively performing research studies, supervising technical staff and serve as lead author/principal investigator in publications and grants. The candidate will be independent, self-driven, organized, and possess excellent managerial and scientific writing skills. The incumbent should be proficient in independent paper and grant writing. The highly qualified candidate will have excellent opportunities for growth, independence and teaching in a dynamic lab.
Internal Number: 44227
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