Innate Immunity Post-Doctoral Position at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Chicago, Illinois
Salary and benefits are competitive.
January 09 2019
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Innate Immunity Post-Doctoral Position

The Perlman Lab centers on rheumatic disease, particularly the impact that macrophages play in pathogenesis of rheumatic disease. A postdoctoral position is available to study various aspects of macrophages in the development of rheumatic disease in the laboratory of Dr. Harris R. Perlman, Chief of the Division of Rheumatology, at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Experimental models focus on genetically modified mice and cells derived from these mice, especially macrophages. The research focus includes the discovering the molecular mechanisms regulating innate immune signaling pathways and their function in inflammatory disease.

Northwestern University is one of the top-ranked universities in the country and boasts a highly interactive scientific environment. The Feinberg School of Medicine, known for its innovative teaching and pioneering research, is located in the heart of downtown Chicago. Salary and benefits are competitive.

Minimum Qualifications

We are seeking a highly motivated recent graduate with a PhD, MD/PhD or MD degree with a demonstrated strong background in cellular and molecular innate immunology.

Minimum Competencies

Applicants with experience in flow cytometry, molecular techniques and transcriptomics are preferred. Candidates should have a good command of the English language, should be available for an interview and must be eligible to work in the US.


Interested applicants should send a cover letter explaining relevant work experience (max 1 page), curriculum vitae and the names, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three references by e-mail to

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Members of historically underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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