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Open Postdoctoral position, faculty mentor Oliver Dorigo

Important Info

Faculty Sponsor (Last, First Name): 
Dorigo, Oliver
Stanford Departments and Centers: 
Gynecology and Obstetrics
Postdoc Appointment Term: 
Appointment Start Date: 
Spring 2023
How to Submit Application Materials: 

Interested applicants should submit the required application materials to Dr. Elizabeth Allen (

Does this position pay above the required minimum?: 
No. The expected base pay for this position is the Stanford University required minimum for all postdoctoral scholars appointed through the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs. The FY23 minimum is $68,238.

A postdoctoral position is available immediately in the laboratory of Dr. Oliver Dorigo MD, PhD, Director of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Stanford University School of Medicine. The laboratory focuses on the development of immunotherapeutic strategies for ovarian cancer using cell and mouse models, with a particular interest in the role of macrophages in ovarian cancer. The candidate should be proficient in standard cell and molecular biology techniques.  The work will require working with mouse models of cancer.  The successful candidate will have completed PhD training in a scientific field related to immunology or cancer biology. This a unique opportunity to contribute to new clinical trials based on your discoveries, as Dr. Dorigo is also directing clinical trials in Gynecologic Cancer. We foster a collegial and highly collaborative environment, so excellent communication skills are essential.
Stanford University offers a world-class academic environment and a vibrant and large community of postdoctoral fellows ( We are located in Palo Alto, California, which has a beautiful mild climate year-round and abundant opportunities for outdoor recreation and cultural experiences while being a within a short drive to San Francisco.

Required Qualifications: 
  • PhD training in a scientific field related to immunology or cancer biology
Required Application Materials: 
  • CV
  • Cover letter
  • Names of three references


Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.