Buffalo, New York

Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate Posting Number: R2100140 Employer: Research Foundation Salary Range: $52,000 FTE: 1.00 Position Summary: A postdoctoral position is available in the oral cancer research lab of Keith Kirkwood, located at the University at Buffalo and in collaboration with the Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center in Buffalo, NY. The Kirkwood Lab applies an interdisciplinary approach that integrates use of bioinformatics, novel drug delivery systems in humanized mouse models to study oral cancer tumorigenesis. The position will focus on the manipulating a phosphatase in the myeloid-compartment within tumor microenvironment on the tumor immune dynamics and novel neoadjuvant therapies (Li, et al, Oral Oncology, 2020) paper and recent manuscript currently under review. We are looking for eager, self-directed scientists with excellent writing skills. Our laboratory is currently funded by grants awarded from the Department of Defense and the National Institutes of Health. Outstanding Benefits Package Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages .  About UB The University at Buffalo is SUNY's most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo . As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status. Minimum Qualifications: The successful candidate must have a PhD degree in biomedical science with published experience in any of these fields:  ·        Immunology  ·        molecular biology  ·        cell biology ·        Flow cytometry ·        transgenic animal work and animal husbandry/colony management Preferred Qualifications: Recent graduates will receive substantially more favorable consideration than applicants who have completed 3-4 years of postdoc training ·        Experience with immunohistochemistry, imaging including micro-computed tomography, and confocal microscopy ·        Experience with NanoString and RNAseq technologies preferred ·        Experience with magnetic cell sorting preferred ·        Small animal surgery experience preferred  ·        Experience with in vivo imaging systems ( IVIS ) preferred   Deadline for Applicants: Open Until Filled Quicklink for Posting: 30048

Buffalo, New York

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