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Postdoctoral Scholar, Medical Oncology (University of Washington)

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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Medicine, Oncology

Title: Postdoctoral Scholar, Medical Oncology (University of Washington)

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Position Description

The University of Washington, Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology is seeking a highly motivated scientist who is interested in studying the mechanisms by which Epstein Barr Virus (EBV) shapes immune responses in non-small cell lung cancer. Our studies aim to discover how EBV impacts expression of tumor antigens and determine how this impacts cellular immune responses. The successful candidate will be working with primary human samples from patients to establish patient-derived tumor cell lines and performing cellular and immune-based assays of T cell function. The candidate will be conducting the work in the laboratory of our collaborator Dr. McGarry Houghton at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC).


Postdoctoral Scholar appointments are initially for 12-months with opportunities to renew. Appointment not to exceed 5 years, including postdoctoral experience(s) at other institutions.

Postdoctoral scholars are represented by UAW 4121 and are subject to the collective bargaining agreement, unless agreed exclusion criteria apply. For more information, please visit the University of Washington Labor Relations website.

Anticipated start date would be July 1, 2021. Start date is negotiable.


Candidates are expected to have conferred their terminal degree or completed all requirements for a Ph.D., M.D. or foreign equivalent with a strong publication record and expertise in Immunology/Cancer Biology/ Molecular Biology / or Cell Biology. Research experience includes human T cell immunology, tissue culture, flow cytometry, molecular biology.


Interested candidates should apply via Interfolio link with CV, cover letter and contact information with 3 references addressed to Dr. Diane Tseng.

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