Postdoctoral Research Associate - Gene Regulation Immunology

Denver, Colorado
Comparable to NIH scale, includes benefits elligibility
March 08 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Gene Regulation in Immunology

​One of the important questions in immunology is how immune effector cells acquire the ability to express a set of genes whose products confer them with the specialized immune functions.  Our lab studies the signaling and transcriptional regulation of the expression of genes important in the normal and diseased immune system (Immunity, 2013, 39: 97-110; JI, 2015, 194: 4328-38; J Allergy Clin Immunol, 2018; 10.1016/j.jaci.2017.10.043).

We are seeking a Postdoctoral/Research Associate to study how master transcription factors regulate the set of genes during differentiation of progenitors/precursors into immune effector cells and how immune genes in the differentiated effector cells detect signal inputs triggered by extracellular immunological stimuli and convert them into transcriptional outputs.

The ideal candidate will display:

  • A recent Ph.D. degree in Immunology and/or Molecular Biology
  • Genetic and molecular techniques and analysis related to: Next Generation Sequencing, ChIP, molecular cloning, CRISPR, shRNA knockdown, Immune Precipitation, Western Blot, Flow Cytometry.

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 questions please reach:

Hua Huang M.D. Ph.D.


Department of Biomedical Research, National Jewish Health

Department of Immunology and Microbiology, University of Colorado School of Medicine



Important Notes:

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