Postdoctoral Research Associate

National Jewish Health
Denver, Colorado
Competative with NIH Scale
September 29 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type


Recent data demonstrate secreted anionic phospholipids are potent regulators of innate immune processes and viral infections, especially in the lung.  This newly emerging field is supported by several NIH grants. 

Multiple postdoctoral positions are available to study the biochemistry, cell biology and structural biology of phospholipid antagonists of Toll-like receptor activation and respiratory virus infections. Experience in one or more areas including immunology, lipid biochemistry, virology, epithelial biology, molecular biology, RNAseq analysis, protein-ligand interactions and x-ray crystallography, is desired.

About National Jewish Health:

As the leading respiratory hospital in the nation, National Jewish Health is pioneering a new era of preventive and personalized medicine. By combining our efforts in comprehensive care, academic education and ground-breaking research, we're able to develop treatments that help our patients live more productive lives. If you believe in Science Transforming Life, we invite you to join our team.


For consideration, please read the full job description and complete an application online at

Contact: In addition, candidates may also submit of a synopsis of research interests, CV, and contact information for three references to Dennis R. Voelker ( 

Important Notes:

National Jewish Health seeks to attract the best-qualified candidates who support the mission, vision and values of the Institution and those who respect and promote excellence through diversity. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, physical or mental disability, marital, familial or parental status, genetic information, military status, veteran status or any other legally protected classification.


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