The Ivy Culture

The Ivy Brain Tumor Center at Barrow Neurological Institute is a non-conventional, non-profit research program offering state-of-the-art clinical trials for patients with the most aggressive form of brain cancer. It is home to the largest collection of Phase 0 trials for brain tumors in the world. Each of our team members brings a unique set of skills and capabilities that helps make the Ivy Center a leading research facility for discovery and innovation. We are a community dedicated to accelerating drug development and precision medicine in neuro-oncology.

Our day-to-day interactions with patients, caregivers and each other are grounded in transparency: our conversations are always two-way, and our labs are open to ensure efficient collaboration. While we take incredible risks every day, the potential reward for patients is high. Everyone at the Ivy Brain Tumor Center is passionate about identifying and accelerating treatments that will make a meaningful difference in patients’ lives. Here, innovation never stops – we are open 24/7. At Ivy Brain Tumor Center, it’s our resilience that drove us to where we are today. Now, we are focused on progress – not process – so we can quickly bring promising therapeutic options to patients living with brain tumors around the world. Because for us, this work is personal.

Everyone here is passionate about what they are trying to accomplish. It’s not just a job.

JACLYN GARCIA Ivy Nurse Navigator

Help us find a cure

We are currently recruiting highly motivated and driven individuals to join our team. This is an opportunity to be a part of a national movement to rapidly identify new drugs that will save the lives of those battling advanced brain tumors. If this sounds like something you’d like to be a part of, view a list of our current job openings below.

Research Assistant Professor

Postdoctoral Associate – Pharmacokinetics

Postdoctoral Fellow I – Preclinical

Research Technician I – Pharmacodynamics

Research Technician I – Pharmacokinetics

Research Technician II – Pharmacodynamics

Postdoctoral Fellow I – Preclinical

Regulatory Project Manager


If you don’t see a job listing relevant to your skillset, but are still interested in a career with us, please send your resume.

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Young Investigators

While the majority of our scientific team are at the postdoctoral level and beyond, a limited number of research internships are available for undergraduate and graduate students. Candidates must dedicate substantial time to laboratory research over a minimum of 3-6 months. Prior experience in basic science research relevant to cancer drug development is recommended. High school student opportunities are more limited and evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Research fellowship applications from clinicians and neurosurgeons are also accepted and require a 1-year minimum commitment, as well as a competitive curriculum vitae. Please send us your inquiry, including a curriculum vitae and a 300-word narrative of your career trajectory.

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Meet Our Team of Brain Tumor Experts

Meet Our Team
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Cutting-edge brain tumor research

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