Postdoctoral Position: Innate Immunity and Inflammation

Location
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (US)
Salary
NIH pay scale
Posted
May 18 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

Fox Chase Cancer Center and Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Temple University Lewis Katz School of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA.

Research Description:

A postdoctoral research position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Liselotte E. Jensen - https://www.foxchase.org/liselotte-jensen. The highly motivated successful applicant will study the role of innate immune mechanisms during viral and bacterial infections of the skin and central nervous system. Experimental models will include in vitro assays, tissue culture and knockout/transgenic mice. The study aims to identify novel mechanisms regulating signal transduction, and will, for example, explore the functions of the IL-36 cytokines and long non-coding RNAs.

US citizens and green card holders may qualify for a T32 National Research Service Award at Fox Chase Cancer Center.

 

Requirements:

 

  • A Ph.D. in Immunology, Microbiology, Molecular, and/or Cell Biology.
  • Peer-reviewed publications in the field(s) of Immunology, Microbiology, and/or Signal Transduction.
  • Experience with molecular biology, biochemistry, immunology, signal transduction, cell culture methods, and/or mouse models of disease. 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Must be willing and able to handle mice and infectious materials.

The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified; however, applications received before June 5th will receive priority.

Send cover letter, CV and contact information for 3 references to:

Liselotte E. Jensen, Ph.D., liselott@temple.edu

 

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