Post Doctoral Fellow (Trainee)

Downtown of Chicago, Illinois
Salary dependent on background and experience
February 06 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Northwestern University seeks a post-doctoral fellow to participate in cutting-edge research in transplant/ tumor immunobiology.

Principal Accountabilities

Our laboratory uses sophisticated and state-of the art murine and tissue cultures models to detect immunopathogenesis of allograft dysfunction and rejection. Using contemporary research tools such as single cell transcriptomics as well as proteomics, intravital imaging, and multichannel flow cytometry, in combination with bioinformatics and computational biology, we identify clinically actionable mechanisms underlying tissue injury utilizing models highly relevant to human disease. We follow a team science approach and our research group includes senior investigators from the divisions of thoracic surgery, pulmonary medicine, rheumatology, and immunology. We have developed high-throughout services within our group such as next generation sequencing. Our work is highlighted in our recent publications (Zhikun et al, Science Translational medicine 2017; Hsiao et al, JCI 2018; Reyfman et al, AJRCCM Epub ahead of print; Li et al, JCI 2018; Walter et al, AJRCCM 2018)

We are seeking a highly motivated individual who is a creative and an independent thinker. While experience in the techniques listed above is preferred, our lab provides all training for the new recruits.

Minimum Qualifications: PhD or MD or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience from which comparable skills can be acquired skills in immunological and molecular techniques.

Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)
Must have good computer skills, including good english language and writing skills

Preferred Qualifications:
Immunology background and experiences
Mouse research experience

Preferred Competencies

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