Pfizer Post in Cambridge, Massachusetts


We are seeking a highly motivated, skilled and independent scientist who is interested in pursuing a Postdoctoral Fellowship in an industry setting. The scientific focus will be related to studying immune response to AAV-based gene therapy. This Postdoctoral Fellow will have daily interactions with RDRU Gene Therapy groups as well as colleagues in other Pfizer disciplines in a supportive environment for rigorous scientific training. The position is based in Kendall Square, Cambridge MA.


  • Combine state-of-the-art approaches in the field of immunology to study AAV immunity generating two peer-reviewed publications in high quality journals

  • Independently design, conduct, analyze and present in vitro and in vivo/ex vivo experiments

  • Establish assays in support of investigating AAV immunity

  • Fundamentally advance the understanding of AAV biology

  • Attend and present at least one scientific conference per year to present findings and represent Pfizer's commitment to research.

  • Engage and work with external collaborations and Contract Research Organizations (CROs).


  • Recent Ph.D. in biological sciences with a focus on immunology/gene therapy

  • Track record of scientific achievements through publications and presentations.

  • Hands-on experience with in vivo rodent experimentation

  • Previous work studying viral immunity required.

  • Experience in diverse molecular and biochemical laboratory techniques

  • Exceptional communication skills and demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team.

  • Preferred experience in immunology, AAV gene therapy and animal models

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