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Postdoctoral Fellowship: Immunology

Cambridge, Massachusetts



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Job Responsibilities:

  • Apply cutting edge immunological techniques to understand the immune mechanisms driving the observed immunogenicity of various antigen-adjuvant combinations.
  • Work independently to identify key scientific questions relevant to the adjuvant program, and generate experimental plan that will answer these questions. 
  • Coordinate and assist in execution of in vivo studies, which may include handling, sampling, and sample processing from small laboratory animals.
  • Work effectively in a matrixed, team-focused organization.
  • Communicate research clearly and effectively in both internal and external forums.
  • Publish findings in peer reviewed journal(s).
  • Support identification and implementation of new capabilities in pertinent state-of-the-art fields of immunology (e.g. B-cell immunology, T-cell immunology, cytokine/chemokine analysis, etc).
  • Document all work appropriately in electronic lab notebooks, and perform laboratory support activities such as maintaining equipment and ordering lab supplies.

Required Skills

  • Extensive expertise in immunology, with specific experience in methods and analytics relevant to antigen-specific antibody responses, B and T cell immunology, cytokine/chemokine analysis, and both in vivo and in vitro immunological studies.
  • Experience in multicolor (6+) flow cytometry, including experience with the associated software packages (e.g., FlowJo) is required.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, follow directions effectively and manage multiple tasks is critical.
  • Ability to independently exercise judgment in daily duties, plan and execute experiments is critical.
  • Experience with and comfort in handling pathogens requiring up to BL2 containment is required.
  • Ability to communicate scientific data and message clearly and effectively in both written and spoken form is critical.
  • Experience in adjuvant formulation and testing is a plus.
  • Experience in analysis of innate and adaptive immunological pathways is a plus.
  • Experience in single cell genomics approaches (e.g., 10x Genomics Chromium System), Bio-layer Interferometry of Surface Plasmon Resonance, ELISA, western blot, molecular cloning, and protein production a plus.
  • All candidates must have permanent US work authorization. No visa sponsorship will be provided.


  • Ph.D in immunology or related field is required
  • History of publication/presentation in a relevant field

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