RESEARCH SCIENTIST I - Translational Science

Magnolia Campus, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, FL 33612

Translational Science

Full Time


Day Shift


MD or PhD

Moffitt Cancer Center is internationally recognized for our focus on personalized cancer care and translational research. The mission of Moffitt is clear, focused, and fully stated in nine words, "To contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer." With a tradition of excellence that began with the first patient admission in 1986, dedicated Moffitt physicians, scientists, and staff members have remained committed to excellence in an atmosphere characterized by kindness, caring, and hope.

Research Scientist

The Mulé Lab department is seeking for a Research Scientist I.

The H. Lee Moffitt Cancer and Research Institute is a modern facility in Tampa, Florida.  We strive to be the leader in understanding in the complexity of cancer through team science and applying those insights for human benefits.  Be part of the cure by joining Moffitt's team of 800 research faculty scientists, career staff scientists, postdocs, graduate students and support staff dedicated to cancer research.

Position Highlights:

  • The Research Scientist is a non-tenure track researcher who assumes the direct responsibility of conducting and performing experiments or directly overseeing experimentation as part of a research team under the general guidance of Dr. James Mulé.
  • Research is focused on experimental strategies to enhance immunotherapy in cancer patients using a variety of in vitro and in vivo immune cell and tumor assays as well as bioengineering strategies.
  • Opportunities for career advancement through attendance and presentations at nationals and international meetings

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Experienced scientist with knowledge in techniques and methodologies of Immunology
  • Familiarity and extensive experience with multi-color Flow cytometry
  • Experience with immune cell cultures, immunological assays, and processing tissues 


  • Design, plan, and perform experiments with limited supervision
  • Attend and present work at scientific meetings and seminars
  • Report and disseminate knowledge gained in the laboratory through public presentation and manuscripts
  • Promote a collaborative environment within the laboratory and with outside collaborators
  • Provide supervision and guidance to other lab members with their ongoing projects

Credentials and Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a M.D. or Ph.D. in Biological Science or related field with 3 to 5 years of postdoctoral experience.
  • The person for the job should have the knowledge as specified by the Investigator.

Moffitt Cancer Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or protected veteran or disabled status. We seek candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.