Postdoctoral Fellow in Immunology

Location
La Jolla, California
Salary
Salary is based on NIH scales as well as level of experience
Posted
March 18 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

Postdoctoral position available immediately, in the laboratory of Dr. Michael Croft at the La Jolla Institute for Immunology (LJI), to join a multi-disciplinary team that is focused on control of immunity by TNF family proteins. The project will investigate how co-stimulatory proteins related to TNF are important for allergen-reactive memory T cells and control of lung inflammation in animal models of asthma. 

Candidates should have a Ph.D. or M.D in immunology within the past 5 years, and a background in inflammatory diseases. Applicants will be considered with in vitro and in vivo experience with T cells and animal models of immune disease, including cytokine analysis, flow cytometry, adoptive transfer, and RNA-seq.

LJI is an independent, non-profit research institute. It was ranked in the world’s top 5 immunology research institutes and was ranked #1 in a survey of postdocs as ‘best places to work’ worldwide by The Scientist magazine. In 2016, LJI was ranked as one of the best places to work in San Diego by the San Diego Business Journal. The Institute hosts 23 world-renowned faculty and over 150 postdoctoral researchers. LJI is located in the Science Research Park on the campus of UC San Diego.

Full-time employment at LJI includes a competitive salary, medical/dental/vision benefits and contributions to a retirement plan (403B).

How to apply:

Individuals should upload their CV and list of three references. Candidates must also email Dr. Michael Croft, Head and Professor, Division of Immune Regulation at mick@lji.org with their CV and list of three references.