A postdoctoral position is available in the Cancer ImmunoPrevention Lab, Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc., Frederick, MD.  The Applied/Developmental Research Directorate maintains a Clinical Services Program that has expertise covering a broad spectrum of pre-clinical and clinical trial support, and immunologic testing. The Vaccine, Immunity and Cancer Program at the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research is seeking a highly energetic postdoctoral fellow, with strong expertise in immunology, vaccinology, or microbiology with experience in microbiome analysis.  The Cancer ImmunoPrevention Lab is seeking a talented and highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to:

  • assume lead role in project investigating relationship between mouse vaccine responses and intestinal microbiome
  • conduct in vivo mouse studies including formulation of vaccines and processing of mouse tissues (does not include hands-on work with animals)
  • perform humoral and cellular-based immunological assays including ELISA, ELISPOT, flow cytometry, neutralization assays
  • interface with metagenomics facility as provider of samples for microbiome data generation and bioinformatics analysis
  • providing timely progress reports to Scientific Manager and preparing/performing presentations for management review


  • possession of a PhD in the fields of Immunology or Microbiology or in a related discipline from an accredited college or university according to the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) appropriate to biomedical research. Foreign degrees must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency
  • education or laboratory experience conducting in vivo mouse immunogenicity studies and performance of immunological-based assays including ELISPOT, ELISA, FACS, and other cell-based assays
  • education or experience analyzing genomics, transcriptomics, or proteomics data relating to the microbiome

To Apply:

If interested, please send CV to Dr. Jason Marshall (

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