Postdoctoral Associate, Irvine Lab

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Job Number: 17731

Functional Area: Research - Scientific

Department: Koch Inst - Integrative Cancer Research

School Area: VP Research

Employment Type: Full-Time

Employment Category: Exempt

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture - and benefits - that just aren't found together anywhere else. If you're curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future - then take a look at this opportunity.

POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATEKoch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, to join the Irvine and Hammond laboratories.  Will join the team for translational studies of microneedle patches designed to enable non-invasive sampling of cells and fluids from skin. This project will focus on the application and further development of our microneedle sampling system to analyze the immune responses to tuberculosis and TB vaccines in small and large animal models in collaboration with the laboratory of Sarah Fortune at Harvard University, and translation toward human skin sampling. 

Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  Ph.D. or its equivalent in physics, biophysics, biomedical engineering, mechanical engineering, medicine, or a related scientific field; meticulous attention to detail; strong organizational, interpersonal, documentation, and communication skills; ability to work as part of a team; comfort summarizing and reporting results to researchers and collaborators; and the ability to follow safety procedures and maintain a safe work environment.  Candidates with strong expertise in cellular and/or clinical immunology, vaccine immunology, or bioengineering (particularly with microneedle technology background) are strongly preferred.  This is a one-year appointment with the possibility of an extension based on continued funding. ).  Job #17731

In addition to applying online via the MIT website, interested candidates should send a curriculum vitae, cover letter, and the names of three references to Professor Darrell Irvine (

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