Postdoctoral Fellow in Cancer Immunotherapy

Wellington, North Island, New Zealand

Description

The Malaghan Institute is New Zealand’s largest independent health research organisation, with around 80 staff dedicated to finding cures for diseases using the body’s own immune system. We have state of the art facilities supporting the latest in cutting edge immunological research.

In association with the Maurice Wilkins Centre, a national network of scientists funded to address common themes of biodiscovery research, we are seeking highly motivated applicants for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship position to work on improving outcomes to immunotherapy by modifying the tumour microenvironment with novel immunomodulatory drugs.

The aim of the project is to test the impact of newly developed immunomodulatory drugs on cancer immunotherapy with checkpoint blockade or vaccination.

Requirements

What you must be able to bring to the role:


Please note, applicants familiar with in vivo models of cancer would have an advantage.

Benefits

What we will offer in return:

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