The Salk Institute of Biological Studies is seeking an experienced Immunologist/ Oncologist to join a Translational Group with the responsibility of developing a new pipeline of virus-based therapeutics delivering immune modulatory payloads for the treatment of cancer. This is a “hands-on” scientist role focused on translational research that is well suited for postdoctoral scientists potentially interested in a transition to a biotech/industry setting. The successful candidate is expected to have a strong scientific background in immunology/oncology. Major activities will include:
Conceive and design new immune-stimulatory therapeutics using novel platform technology
Develop and execute in vitro assays to evaluate virus candidates for potency and immune activity.
Design and execute in vivo studies to evaluate efficacy of therapeutic virus candidates in cancer disease models.
Document, analyze, interpret and present results within a multi-disciplinary team environment.
Work closely with the research group, CRO’s and external collaborators.
Candidate should have a Ph.D. in Immunology/Oncology or related field.
Applicants should send curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and experience, and contact information for three references to:
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