Postdoctoral Fellow

The University of Chicago
Salary commensurate with experience
August 28 2018
Position Type
Full Time
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Exciting postdoctoral training opportunity studying B cell immunity to infectious diseases at the University of Chicago

The Wilson lab is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow to investigate human B cell and antibody responses to infectious diseases with an emphasis on influenza. 

This NIH-funded position will involve studies of B lymphocyte and antibody responses to infectious diseases, particularly influenza. With an emphasis on understanding B cell biology to improve or develop novel vaccines, the position will involve the use of technologies such as flow cytometry, single-cell transcriptomics (i.e., 10x Genomics technology), plus generation and characterization of human monoclonal antibodies. Candidates should have completed a doctorate level degree and have a strong background in immunology and/or vaccinology, preferably related to B cells and antibodies. The successful candidate should have documented success in research including publications in international journals on relevant topics. Compensation is dependent upon qualifications. The University provides a generous package of fringe benefits. 

Applicants should submit an application package that includes a cover letter, CV, relevant prior publications, and contact information for three references to Patrick Wilson, at

Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Patrick C. Wilson. PhD

Professor of Medicine/ Section of Rheumatology

The Committee on Immunology

The University of Chicago

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