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Postdoctoral Scholar - Immunomodulatory nanomaterials

Application Window

Open June 11th, 2020 through Friday, Apr 30, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of California, Irvine invites highly motivated applicants for a postdoctoral scholar position in the Wang lab. The overall goal of this NIH-funded project is to develop biomaterials with tunable immunological properties for cancer immunotherapy. The ideal applicant should have experience in the following areas:

  • protein expression, purification, and functionalization
  • nanomaterials characterization
  • in vitro and in vivo immunological methods, particularly T cell studies
  • in vivo tumor investigations

Good organization, communication, and ability to work in an interdisciplinary team setting are essential. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in chemistry, chemical engineering, biomedical engineering, immunology, or other relevant field.

The initial appointment will be for a one-year period, with the possibility of an extension. The University of California's scale for postdoctoral researchers will be used to determine salary, and a generous benefits package is provided per university policies. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least 3 references through our online RECRUIT system at:

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Application Requirements

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  • 3 required (contact information only)

Job location

Irvine, CA