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Postdoctoral Position in Hematology-Oncology 2020-2021

Application Window

Open date: September 22nd, 2020

Last review date: Tuesday, Oct 6, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Wednesday, Jun 30, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine, Division of Hematology-Oncology, in the Anjie Zhen lab is seeking a Postdoctoral candidate to conduct research on gene therapies as treatments for HIV infection and other chronic conditions. The Zhen laboratory is interested in genetically engineering hematopoietic stem cells as long-term treatment for HIV infection and other genetic and chronic conditions. In addition, her laboratory is interested in studying mechanisms of immune exhaustion/dysfunction during chronic diseases and applying the findings to further enhance endogenous and engineered immune responses. Professional responsibilities include experimental designs and execution, data analysis, team and conference presentation, literature reviews and paper writing. The candidate must hold a Ph.D. or MD degree in a relevant field. The candidate will be encouraged to collaborate broadly with research teams in UCLA AIDS institute and beyond and therefore must have good communication, teamwork and leadership skills. Prior experience with mouse animal model is preferred.

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Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a candidate‚Äôs past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Job location

Los Angeles, CA