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Immunology Research on Neuroendocrine Tumors Focusing on Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD and surrounding area

The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Section on Medical Neuroendocrinology is recruiting a predoctoral or postdoctoral fellow to join the dynamic group of Dr. Karel Pacak to participate in basic and translational research on immune system regulation of neuroendocrine tumors, especially pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma. The successful candidate will use state-of-the-art laboratories (see at the forefront of medical neuroendocrinology research.

The position is located on the NIH main campus in Bethesda, Maryland, supported by research space, laboratory resources, and access to immunology and other facilities of the intramural program of the NICHD.


Candidates must have a PhD or MD degree and a record of expertise in immunology research, preferably in cancer immunology. Experience with mammalian cell culture, small animal handling, flow cytometry, and/or immunohistochemistry will be preferred.  Candidates may be U.S. citizens, resident aliens, or non-resident alien eligible to obtain a valid employment authorization visa. Salary is commensurate with experience.  

How to apply:

An applicant must submit a CV and three professional references to

Applications will be reviewed on a continuous basis beginning on April 30, 2019. Interviews of qualified applicants will begin starting June 2019, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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