Postdoctoral Scholar

The University of Chicago
Per NIH Salary/Stipend guideline
November 27 2018
Position Type
Full Time
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We are looking for a postdoctoral scholar highly motivated to study host-pathogen interaction, with an emphasis on understanding norovirus biology to develop novel therapies. Candidates should have completed a doctorate level degree and have a strong background in microbiology, virology and/or immunology, preferably related to innate immunity and myeloid cells. The successful candidate should have documented success in research, including publications on relevant topics in well-respected journals. Compensation is dependent upon qualifications. 

Potential projects are to investigate

1. anti-microbial mechanism against the replication compartment of positive-sense RNA viruses

2. the effect of enteric viral infection on the immune tolerance to dietary antigens

3. the role of immune system in controlling viral pathogenesis.

Interested and qualified candidate should send a cover letter describing his/her research background, up-to-date curriculum vitae including the list of publications, and contact information for three references (not actual letters).

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