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Location: New York, New York
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At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we're not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we're driving excellence and improving outcomes. We're treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.
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*Staff working at a MSK New Jersey location must be up to date with COVID-19 vaccination, which includes having completed the primary COVID-19 vaccination series and booster once eligible as mandated by New Jersey State. All New Jersey staff not yet eligible for a booster must receive a booster within 3 weeks of becoming eligible as a condition of continued employment at MSK.
Note: Individuals are eligible to receive a COVID-19 booster five months after receiving the second dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or two months after the J&J vaccine.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) is one of the world's premier cancer centers, committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The blending of research with patient care is at the heart of everything we do. The institution is a comprehensive cancer center whose purposes are the treatment and control of cancer, the advancement of biomedical knowledge through laboratory and clinical research, and the training of scientists, physicians and other health care workers.
The MSK-Cornell Center for the Translation of Cancer Nanomedicine is seeking a highly motivated and successful individual with a background in Cellular Biology, Molecular Biology or Tumor Microenvironment Biology. The candidate will focus on understanding the effects of nanoparticles on the tumor microenvironment, methods by which to exploit these changes for enhanced therapeutic outcomes, and the utilization of readouts to better inform combinatorial treatment strategies for a variety of tumor types. Proficiency in cellular/molecular imaging procedures related to nanomaterials is desirable.
Prospective candidates will have a working knowledge of both cancer biology and immunology, with a focus on T cells, and their interaction with cancer. Experience with immune checkpoint inhibitors (i.e. PD(L)-1, CTLA-4), and other immunomodulators is highly desired. Familiarity with nanoparticle applications in cancer is desirable, but not required. Candidates will be expected to be highly experienced in, but not limited to, multicolor flow cytometry, qRT-PCR, multiplexed cytokine profiling assays (Luminex), immunohistochemistry, mammalian cell culture, genetic engineering, and animal models. The prospective candidate will be exposed to a dynamic environment focused on translating nanotechnologies for clinical applications and will gain valuable experience across a wide variety of subjects by working closely with a collegial, highly motivated, multidisciplinary team including clinicians, cell biologists, materials scientists, and engineers.
The ideal candidate should have:
Please send CV, a letter outlining your interest and names/contact information of three references via email to:
Radiology Fund Manager
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