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Staff Scientist - Respiratory Papillomatosis and Related Disorders
National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland
Date Posted 03/04/2021
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Application Deadline Open until filled

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, Bethesda, Maryland

Position Description:

The Translation Tumor Immunology Program (TTIP) at the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), National Institutes of Health (NIH), in Bethesda, Maryland, is seeking a Staff Scientist. The TTIP is located in Building 10 on the main NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland, and pursues cutting-edge approaches to the study of immune responses to head and neck neoplasms and how these can be therapeutically enhanced.

The TTIP aims to study existing experimental treatments and develop new experimental treatments for human papillomavirus-related head and neck disorders such as recurrent respiratory papillomatosis. Our team works with intramural and industry colleagues to develop and translate new therapeutics such as therapeutic vaccines and cellular therapies.

The successful candidate for this position is expected to be an expert scientist with strong critical thinking and organizational skills and expertise in cutting-edge immunologic assays such tumor infiltrating lymphocyte culture, multiparameter flow cytometry, T cell receptor cloning and single cell sequencing. The newly appointed Staff Scientist is expected to work collaboratively and interactively and to contribute to the research, including authorship and co- authorship on publications of ongoing research.


The successful candidate is expected to:

  • Have a PhD and/or MD, or an equivalent degree
  • Have relevant postdoctoral experience in the biological sciences
  • Have a compelling publication record that demonstrates productivity
  • Have strong organizational skills sufficient to oversee a biospecimen collection core
  • Assist in the design of research projects and carry out experiments
  • Collaborate effectively
  • Contribute to the training and mentoring of new lab members
  • Possess effective oral and written English communication skills
  • Publish findings in a timely manner

The NIDCD is committed to providing an outstanding scientific and training environment in which every lab member gives and receives high-quality feedback, shares expertise with others, and contributes to a highly productive and exciting scientific environment.

Successful candidates will be highly motivated, have strong work ethics and ability to work independently. Full Federal benefits including salary, leave, health and life insurance, long-term care insurance, retirement, and savings plan (401k equivalent) will be provided. Salary is commensurate with research experience and accomplishments.

To Apply:

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants should submit via email their curriculum vitae bibliography and contact information for three references to:

Clint Allen, MD

Director, Translational Tumor Immunology Program Head and Neck Surgery Branch

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders National Institutes of Health

This post will be available until May 25, 2021 or until filled.

HHS, NIH, and NIDCD are Equal Opportunity Employers.

NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs.

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