Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Job Description

The Chen lab at WashU is looking for a motivated postdoctoral fellow to conduct translational research on small cell lung cancer. We are interested in understanding how tumor-related factors affect T-cell infiltration, with the goal of targeting those factors to improve tumor response to immunotherapy. The other focus in the lab is to identify synergistic drug combinations and understand the molecular mechanisms of synergy. Our research utilizes human cell lines, tumor xenografts, and patient samples. We are strongly interested in translating our findings into clinical trials.

The information on the recent publications of the lab can be found at .

A complete list of Haobin Chen’s publications is at

The Information on being a postdoc at Washington University in St. Louis can be found at .

A successful candidate should have the following qualifications

1. Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent.

2. Have relevant research experience and a solid publication record.

3. Experienced in molecular biology techniques.

4. Prefer to have a research background in immunology or tumor immunology.

5. Prefer to have prior working experience with mouse models.

6. Able to communicate in English

How to apply?

Please email a single PDF file that includes a cover letter and CV together with the names of three referees with contact information to Dr. Haobin Chen, MD, PhD, Email: .

Pre-Employment Screening

All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the required screening.

Benefits Statement

Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at to view a summary of benefits.

EEO/AA Statement

Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and especially encourages applications by those from underrepresented groups. It is the University’s policy to provide equal opportunity and access to persons in all job titles without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.

Diversity Statement

Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment – fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply.

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