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Postdoctoral Fellow
Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey
Date Posted 12/29/2021
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Employment Type
Application Deadline Open until filled

Position Details
Recruitment/Posting Title Postdoctoral Fellow
Job Category Staff & Executive - Research (Laboratory/Non-Laboratory)
Department CINJ-Education & Training
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Vision, Mission and Core Values: 
Our vision is to be a statewide, national and world leader of scientific discovery, transdisciplinary engagement, translation, patient care and education that improves outcomes for cancer patients and populations. 
We will accomplish this by conducting innovative basic, clinical and population research and cutting-edge patient-centered care that expands our understanding of the etiology and biology of cancer; facilitates the rapid translation of laboratory-based discoveries into human studies; develops new approaches and interventions for cancer prevention that decrease cancer incidence and mortality; and develops new and better therapies to decrease suffering and mortality from cancer. 
CORE VALUES: Curiosity and Discovery, Integrity, Collaboration, Respect and Caring, Perseverance.
Posting Summary
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow for the Department of Education and Training within Rutgers, Cancer Institute of New Jersey. 
A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available to join the Immunology/Immunotherapy Team at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. The Postdoctoral Fellow will conduct research on the regulation of antitumor immunity/immunotherapy in neuroendocrine tumors of the pancreas. The position provides opportunities to study within multidisciplinary groups and to be involved in clinical/translational research collaborations. Postdoctoral Fellows are expected to establish an innovative, collaborative research program addressing important and fundamental questions of cancer biology. Interdisciplinary and translational approaches are encouraged. Qualified candidates must be in the process of completing training for Ph.D. and/or M.D. graduate degrees with a strong publication record and looking to move to the next stage of their training. 
Among the key duties of this position are the following: 
  • Conducts multidisciplinary research in the area of tumor immunology/immunotherapy. 
  • Prepares written reports of the research experiments. 
  • Prepares grant proposals based on the research conducted. 
  • Gives oral presentations of the research.
Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift
FLSA Exempt
Grade 99S
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary
Annual Mid Range Salary
Annual Maximum Salary
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description Non-Union
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft

Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview .
Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https://finance.rutgers.edu/healthcare-risk/insurance/postdoctoral-health-insurance.

Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility None

Minimum Education and Experience
  • Ph.D. and/or M.D. in a relevant science with a focus on immunology and immune regulation.
  • Candidates in all but degree (ABD) status will also be considered. 
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Effective oral and written communication skills. 
  • Computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such
Preferred Qualifications
  • Background in tumor immunology.
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
  • Standing, sitting, walking, talking, and hearing. No special vision requirements. Lifting up to 25 lbs. 

  • Lab environment. Moderate noise. Exposure to blood, excrement, antineoplastic drugs, and possible exposure to infectious and communicable diseases. Universal precautions are mandatory. Exposure to hazardous chemicals.
Special Conditions

Posting Number 21ST4125
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Downtown New Brunswick
Location Details
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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