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Postdoctoral Researcher - Nanotherapeutics, Cancer and Immunotherapy
University of California, Los Angeles

Date Posted Jun. 15, 2020
Title Postdoctoral Researcher - Nanotherapeutics, Cancer and Immunotherapy
University University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA, United States
Department California Nanosystems Institute
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Nanotechnology
    Chemistry - Medicinal
    Biology - General

The UCLA Division of NanoMedicine and California NanoSystems Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles are recruiting a postdoctoral researcher to join a team of highly integrated scientists exploring the use of engineered nanomaterials for cancer chemotherapy and chemo-immunotherapy applications. We are looking for an individual with hands-on experience in the use of nanomaterials for drug delivery and tumor immunology applications.

Professors Andre Nel and Huan Meng are looking for a highly qualified Postdoctoral Researcher with superior knowledge of nanotherapeutics, tumor immunology, drug delivery, medicinal chemistry, and nanomaterial-enabled immunotherapy to perform research utilizing nanocarriers and nanocarrier design to develop a chemo-immunotherapy platform in CNSI. The successful candidate will possess interdisciplinary skills and hands-on experience in conducting nanomaterial synthesis and cellular and animal studies based on a detailed understanding of nanomaterial properties and cargos to deliver drugs and raise anti-tumor responses. Postdoctoral researcher will assist in planning of experiments, methods development, and conduct productive research in the field of tumor chemo-immunotherapy.

Position is available for immediate occupancy for a 1-2 year appointment, contingent on background experience, performance, and continued availability of funding. Candidate must have completed their PhD in immunology, cancer biology or materials science and have hands-on experience in nanotherapeutics. Candidates with pharmaceutical science expertise and drug delivery experience are encouraged to apply. Applicants who have already served 3 years as a Postdoctoral Researcher at other institutions are not eligible to apply. Please forward curriculum vitae and 3 references to David Avery, Chief Administrative Officer, UC CEIN (

Direct applications only – NO AGENCIES.

  • UCLA is an equal opportunity employer

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Contact Information

  • David Avery
    California Nanosystems Institute
    University of California, Los Angeles
    570 Westwood Plaza
    6522 Cnsi
    Los Angeles, CA 90095


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