POST DOC FELLOW - Immunology

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  • Tampa, FL
  • Moffitt at Magnolia Campus (MCC)
  • Immunology
  • Full Time - Day Shift - varies
  • Req #: 40440
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At Moffitt Cancer Center, we come face-to-face with cancer every day, but we also see courage. And it inspires us to be the safest and best place for cancer care – to bring greater hope to every patient we serve. It’s why we’ve been continually named One of the Top Places to Work in the Tampa Bay Area. As the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center based in Florida, Moffitt employs some of the best and brightest minds from around the world. Moffitt is the leading cancer hospital in both Florida and the Southeast and has been nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report since 1999. Because working at Moffitt is both a career and a mission: to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Join a dedicated, diverse and inclusive team of over 7,000 to be a part of the Courageous future we envision.


A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Dorina Avram in the Department of Immunology. Projects include: (1) study transcriptional and epigenetic control in immune responses to infections and tumors; (2) epigenetic control of tumor immune populations, including in the context treatments; (3) regulatory mechanisms in immune-tumor cross talk with main emphasis on colon cancer.

Position Highlights: 
We utilize genetically engineered mouse models, human samples, complex spectral flow cytometry, molecular biology and biochemistry techniques along with multi-omics approaches, including bulk and sc-RNA-seq, ChIP-seq, ATAC-seq, histone ChIP-seq and proteomics. Moffitt Cancer Center has state-of-the art facilities, including Flow Cytometry, Gene Targeting, Advanced Microscopy, Next Generation sequencing, Proteomics and Metabolomics, Chemical Biology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Transgenic Mouse and Small Animal Imaging Cores.

The Ideal Candidate: 
•    Knowledge and experience in immunology is a must. 
•    Experience in flow cytometry and molecular biology are necessary. 
•    Mouse handling and husbandry is required. 
•    Ability to interact in a highly multidisciplinary environment is a must. 
•    Bioinformatics knowledge is a plus.
•    At least one first author research publication is a must.

•    Conduct experiments associated with the listed projects.
•    write manuscripts, reports and grant applications. 

Credentials and Qualifications: 
Motivated individual with a Ph.D. and a strong background in immunology or cancer biology.

You will be eligible for benefits offered to our Team Members – Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off, Retirement, Parental Leave and more. With a move to Tampa, you may be eligible for relocation allowance. Reason to relocate, aside from the sunshine, beaches and year-round outdoor recreation associated with the Gulf Coast of Florida, Tampa is a thriving metropolitan city with unique cultural attractions, low cost of living and a high quality of life. We strive for work/life balance.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information of three referees to Dr. Dorina Avram (


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