Res Post Doc Fellow - Dr. Ma lab for Immune Engineering

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

Job Summary

The Ma lab for Immune Engineering is a highly interdisciplinary lab employing a combination of genetic, chemistry, engineering and computational tools to decode the molecular and cellular crosstalk between immune cells and their microenvironment, and leverage these crosstalk mechanisms to engineer novel biomaterials, protein, and cell-based precision immunotherapies. Visit our lab site:


Candidates with the following backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply:

  • Immunology, Cancer Immunology/Immunotherapy, Adoptive Cell Therapy, Vaccines

  • Biomaterials, Nanotechnology, Microfluidics, Chemistry/Chemical Engineering

  • Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology, Genetic Engineering, High-throughput Screening

  • Synthetic Biology, Protein Design, Directed Evolution, Viral Engineering

 Candidates should contact Dr. Ma with a CV, a statement of research experiences and interests    MAL5@CHOP.EDU

The postdoctoral fellow will, under the direction/guidance of a mentor (principal investigator), assume responsibility for a specific, on-going research project.  The postdoc experience will serve to extend, refine and enhance skills necessary for professional and career development, and will enable the individual to broaden his/her scientific background by acquiring new research capabilities. It is expected that this individual will conduct independent scholarly research, and will contribute directly to the overall research goals of the project and the research group.  Postdocs will be expected to participate in project planning, recording and interpretation/evaluation of data, and communication of results. Postdocs will also be expected to acquire technical, lab management, and manuscript/grant writing skills; and participate in seminars, lectures, poster sessions and presentations at national meetings.  Postdoctoral fellows also may be required to supervise junior lab members, develop new methods and protocols for research, and assist with the development of other research projects in the lab.




Job Responsibilities

  1. Conduct independent scholarly research and develop new methods and protocols
  2. Participate in project planning, recording and evaluation of data
  3. Acquire technical, lab management and grant writing skills
  4. Participate in seminars, lectures, poster sessions and presentation at national meetings
  5. Supervise junior lab members
  6. Assist with other research projects

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

Required Education and Experience

  • A terminal degree PhD, MD, DVM, etc.
  • According to the CMS (Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services) a copy of diploma or transcript is required as proof of academic achievement for all non-laboratory personnel performing non-waived POC testing

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Additional Technical Requirements


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