Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Immunotherapy and Cell Therapy

University of Oxford - Institute of Biomedical Engineering

Old Road Campus Building

We are seeking a full-time postdoctoral research assistant to join the Technology Centre in the Institute of Biomedical Engineering (Headington) in the Department of Engineering Science that is directed by Professors Zhanfeng Cui and Cathy Ye. The post is funded by China Regenerative Medicine International (CRMI) and is fixed-term for 12 months in the first instance.

On-going projects in the Technology Centre are using an engineering approach to develop technologies that will facilitate stem cell therapies and regenerative medicine. You will be responsible for applying and translating immunotherapy strategies and cell biology to tissue regeneration by developing cell processing technologies for clinical applications.

You will possess a PhD (or near completion) in immunotherapy and cell therapy or a relevant field and you should have knowledge and demonstrable experience of working with CAR-T cells and/or auto-immune disease.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Cathy Ye, email:

As part of your online application, you will be required to upload your CV, the details of two referees and a covering letter/supporting statement that describes how your past experience fits with the advertised position and demonstrates experience of working both independently and as part of a team.

Only applications received online before 12.00 midday on 21 August 2017 can be considered.

The Department holds an Athena Swan Bronze award, highlighting its commitment to promoting women in Science, Engineering and Technology.

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