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  • The Wistar Institute, 3601 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA ● Req #625
    Friday, May 20, 2022
    The Wistar Institute is a world-renowned life sciences research and discovery engine focused on discovering new therapeutic drug targets and advancing innovative small molecule, antibody-based therapeutics, DNA medicines, diagnostics, and discovery platforms for the betterment of humankind.  Wistar is the nation’s very first non-profit biomedical research institute, founded in 1892, and remains one of seven basic research NCI-designated cancer centers located in the heart of University City of P ... More
  • The Wistar Institute, 3601 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA ● Req #634
    Friday, May 20, 2022
    The NCI-designated Ellen and Ronald Caplan Cancer Center together with the Vaccine and Immunotherapy Center at The Wistar Institute are seeking a Cancer Immunotherapy Post-Doctoral Fellow or Staff Scientist to join the laboratory of Dr. Luis Montaner. The Montaner lab has an increasing focus on myeloid cell regulation and cancer and immunotherapy through a combination of both murine-based models (ovarian, pancreatic, leukemia, etc.) and human translational studies using specimens from cancer pat ... More
  • The Wistar Institute, 3601 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA ● Req #633
    Friday, May 20, 2022
    The Wistar Institute has an opening for an experienced Research Assistant to join the laboratory of Dr. Luis Montaner to support the infrastructure needed to advance cancer immunotherapy studies. Duties will include a wide variety of related laboratory and animal facility tasks. Individuals with experience as an Animal Technician are also encouraged to apply.  Preference will be given to candidates with tumor model and flowcytometry expertise.Requirements: A bachelor’s degree in a science relate ... More
  • The Wistar Institute, 3601 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA ● Req #659
    Thursday, May 12, 2022
    The Wistar Institute has an opening for an Administrative Coordinator to join the Scientific Operations team. This individual will provide comprehensive administrative support to Wistar’s Scientific Operations department as it relates to the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and Institutional Review Board (IRB). Responsibilities may include:Provides administrative support for protocol submission processRegularly communicates with committee members and PIs regarding pre-review, ... More
  • The Wistar Institute, 3601 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA ● Req #627
    Thursday, May 12, 2022
    The Wistar Institute has an opening for a Specialist, Research Services to join the Research and Administrative Services department. In cooperation with the Director of Research & Administrative Services, this individual will provide Wistar faculty and scientific staff with non-financial pre- and post-award grants administration support.Responsibilities may include:Maintain and monitor grant proposal and post-award deliverable pipelines.In cooperation with Principal Investigators (PIs), compile ... More
  • The Wistar Institute, 3601 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA ● Req #656
    Tuesday, May 10, 2022
    The Wistar Institute has an opening for a Research Operations Coordinator to join the Operations team. The Research Operations Coordinator leads key functions related to research resources management and assists with research compliance and safety programming. This is a multidisciplinary management position, critical to the research mission of this institution, that requires scientific and technical expertise in biomedical research and instrumentation combined with expertise in laboratory safety ... More
  • The Wistar Institute, 3601 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA ● Req #657
    Monday, May 9, 2022
    The Wistar Institute is looking for a Senior Windows Systems Administrator to join the transformative IT department. This position plays a key role in providing technical expertise within the IT department, focusing on Windows Server OS, hardware architecture and monitoring, backup solutions and cloud based infrastructure initiatives.  This individual should have a strong, diverse technical background who is looking to grow in their career path. In this role, the individual will:Build, install a ... More
  • The Wistar Institute, 3601 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA ● Req #655
    Friday, May 6, 2022
    The Wistar Institute has an opening for a Research Compliance Coordinator to join the Scientific Operations team. This individual is responsible for the administration of the animal subject and human subject programs, providing relevant feedback and guidance to research staff in order to secure appropriate Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and Institutional Review Board (IRB) approvals. The position also coordinates all functions of the IACUC and IRB including working closely w ... More
  • The Wistar Institute, 3601 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA ● Req #649
    Monday, May 2, 2022
    The Wistar Institute has an opening for a Post-Doctoral Fellow to join the laboratory of Dr. Rahul Shinde. The Shinde lab focuses on investigating mechanisms of metabolic control of macrophages during cancer progression. The lab uses a combination of in vitro methodology, genomics/proteomics approaches, mouse models of tumorigenesis, and patient-derived materials to study and target pathways contributing to the disease. Further, the Shinde lab is interested in dissecting the mechanistic link bet ... More
  • The Wistar Institute, 3601 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA ● Req #653
    Thursday, April 28, 2022
    The Wistar Institute has an opening for a Research Assistant to join the laboratory of Dr. Daniel W. Kulp with a research focus on rational vaccine and antibody design for a variety of infectious diseases such as SARS-CoV-2, Influenza and HIV. The lab has significant efforts in developing molecules for clinical translation, including SARS-CoV-2 vaccines and antibody therapeutics. The successful candidate will primarily be responsible for production and purification of immunogens and antibodies f ... More
  • The Wistar Institute, 3601 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA ● Req #630
    Tuesday, April 26, 2022
    The Wistar Institute has current openings for Bioinformatics Analysts to join the Bioinformatics Shared Resource of our NCI-designated Cancer Center. The Bioinformatics Core provides Wistar investigators with expertise in computational analyses of biomedical research data as well as database management and software applications support.The Bioinformatics Analyst will:Apply and develop bioinformatics approaches for analysis of data from high-throughput experiments conducted by Wistar Institute sc ... More
  • The Wistar Institute, 3601 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA ● Req #651
    Wednesday, April 20, 2022
    The Wistar Institute has an opening for a Senior Research Financial Services Specialist in the Finance department. The Senior Research Financial Services Specialist will provide professional accounting, financial analysis, budgeting and research administrative support for a diverse and complex grant and contract portfolio with a focus on compliance and customer service.Responsibilities of the Senior Research Financial Services Specialist include:Providing financial and post-award administrative ... More
  • The Wistar Institute, 3601 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA ● Req #650
    Wednesday, April 20, 2022
    The Wistar Institute has an opening for a Research Financial Analyst in the Finance department. The Research Financial Analyst will provide financial and post-award support to Principal Investigators and their scientific staff.  Duties and Responsibilities: Provides financial support to assigned Principal Investigators’ grants and contracts and other non-sponsored funds.Responsible for financial and post-award financial support of grants, including: Preparing financial aspects of federal and non ... More
  • The Wistar Institute, 3601 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA ● Req #644
    Friday, April 15, 2022
    The Wistar Institute has an opening for a Human Resources Specialist/Analyst to join its expanding Human Resources (HR) Department. The Specialist/Analyst partners with the HR team and supports initiatives of the HR Department including compiling and analyzing HR data and metrics to support the department functions, specifically in the areas of recruiting and benefits.Duties and responsibilities:BenefitsCoordinate with Benefits Administrator and support HRIS (Dayforce) reporting and data intelli ... More
  • The Wistar Institute, 3601 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA ● Req #597
    Thursday, April 14, 2022
    The Wistar Institute is seeking a highly motivated Research Assistant to join the laboratory of Dr. Rugang Zhang. The Zhang lab explores novel therapeutic approaches to epithelial ovarian cancer and investigates the role of cellular senescence in cancer using cutting-edge technologies.Duties include, but are not limited to, experiments in molecular biology, cell biology, tissue culture and mouse models of cancer. Occasional weekend or after-hours work may be required (1-2 times per month). The s ... More
  • The Wistar Institute, 3601 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA ● Req #640
    Thursday, April 7, 2022
    The Wistar Institute has an opening for a Post-Doctoral Fellow to join the laboratory of Dr. Rugang Zhang. The Zhang lab is seeking an ambitious and productive candidate to explore novel intervention strategies for unmet clinical needs in ovarian cancer or investigate the role of cellular senescence in cancer development or tissue aging.  Candidates should have a PhD (or equivalent) degree or should be close to obtaining their doctoral degree. Candidates committed to an academic career are prefe ... More
  • The Wistar Institute, 3601 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA ● Req #639
    Tuesday, April 5, 2022
    The Wistar Institute has an opening for a full-time Research Assistant to join the laboratory of Dr. Meenhard Herlyn. The Herlyn lab focuses on the biology that underlies melanoma, the most aggressive form of skin cancer. The lab has established a large repository of PDX (patient-derived xenografts) and organoids, which we continue to genomically and biologically characterize. The Wistar Institute is also developing a Core Facility for PDX (and organoids), not only for melanoma but also for othe ... More
  • The Wistar Institute, 3601 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA ● Req #635
    Monday, March 28, 2022
    The Wistar Institute has an opening for a highly motivated Postdoctoral Fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Meenhard Herlyn. This laboratory focuses on the biology and immune biology that underlie melanoma, the most aggressive form of skin cancer. The laboratory has established a large repository of PDX (patient-derived xenografts) and organoids, which we continue to genomically, biologically, and immunologically characterize. We are developing new strategies for therapy using signaling inhibitors a ... More
  • The Wistar Institute, 3601 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA ● Req #610
    Thursday, March 24, 2022
    Caspar Wistar Fellows Program at The Wistar InstituteThe Caspar Wistar Fellows Program is recruiting an exceptional, early-career, independent investigator who will be poised to join the next generation of scientific leaders. This program is designed to provide exceptional autonomy and resources to recent Ph.D. or M.D. graduates with outstanding research records, who are prepared to take an accelerated path toward independence as a principal investigator. Program candidates must demonstrate inte ... More
  • The Wistar Institute, 3601 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA ● Req #628
    Wednesday, March 16, 2022
    The Wistar Institute has an opening for a highly motivated Research Assistant in the laboratory of Dr. Jessie Villanueva to perform a wide variety of laboratory tasks and experiments. The Villanueva laboratory studies the molecular signaling pathways that become deregulated in melanoma with the goal of identifying suitable targets for therapy, particularly for tumors with limited therapeutic options.For more information regarding the research in the Villanueva Lab, please visit: https://wistar.o ... More
  • The Wistar Institute, 3601 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA ● Req #626
    Wednesday, March 2, 2022
    The Wistar Institute is seeking highly motivated and passionate Research Assistant to perform a wide variety of laboratory duties and experiments. Regular duties and responsibilities will include ordering and maintaining laboratory reagents and supplies and managing mouse breeding and colonies. This individual will also be responsible for performing molecular biology techniques such as cell culture, flow cytometry, ELISA, western blotting, and transfection/cloning. The successful candidate will ... More
  • The Wistar Institute, 3601 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA ● Req #616
    Tuesday, March 1, 2022
    The Wistar Institute has multiple openings for Research Assistants to join the laboratory of Dr. David Weiner to assist with various research projects in the laboratory supporting ongoing research. The studies include but are not limited to the use of DNA as a vaccine/therapeutic agent. There are ongoing studies for both cancer and infectious disease including DNA or protein immunogens and DNA-delivered monoclonal antibody approaches. Responsibilities will include assisting and performing experi ... More
  • The Wistar Institute, 3601 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA ● Req #617
    Wednesday, February 16, 2022
    A postdoctoral position is available in the Villanueva Lab at the Wistar Institute to study mechanisms of therapy resistance in melanoma using genetic and biochemical approaches.  We are seeking a highly motivated scientist who can integrate new concepts and techniques to investigate mechanisms of drug resistance and identify new therapeutic targets for melanoma. PhD (or equivalent degree) with expertise in molecular and cancer biology and experience working with mouse models is required.  Knowl ... More
  • The Wistar Institute, 3601 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA ● Req #608
    Friday, February 11, 2022
    The Wistar Institute has multiple openings for Post-Doctoral Fellows in the laboratory of Dr. Daniel Kulp. The lab develops and applies cutting edge technologies to facilitate rational nanoparticle vaccine design targeting broadly protective epitopes on HIV Env, Influenza HA and Coronavirus Spike. Projects will utilize multiple vaccine engineering approaches including structure-based design and directed evolution to design and optimize interactions between vaccine antigens and neutralizing antib ... More
  • The Wistar Institute, 3601 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA ● Req #615
    Monday, January 31, 2022
    The Wistar Institute has an opening for a highly motivated Post-Doctoral Fellow to work in the laboratory of Dr. Amelia Escolano in the Vaccine & Immunotherapy Center. The Escolano lab is interested in vaccine design, specifically in the analysis of the humoral and cellular immune responses to a novel form of vaccination that involves sequential immunization. Using HIV-1 as a model, and a combination of cutting-edge approaches and new animal models, the Escolano lab investigates the mechanisms g ... More