Junior Faculty and Postdoc in the Immunology and cancer Immunology

Junior Faculty and Senior Research Associate/Postdoctoral positions in the Immunology and cancer Immunology

Junior faculty (Instructor/Research Assistant Professor) and Senior Research Associate/Postdoctoral positions are available immediately to study the epigenetic regulation (non-coding RNAs/Histone modification) of NKT/γδ T cells, skin dendritic cells, and tissue resident macrophages in Henry Ford Immunology Program and Center for Cutaneous Biology and Immunology. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or MD/PhD in molecular biology or immunology.  The background knowledges in NKT/γδ T cells, dendritic cells, tissue resident macrophages, cancer Immunology or in miRNAs/ lncRNAs/CircRNAs/Histone modification are desirable.  Candidates should be career orientated, self-motivated and possess good communication skills.  The successful candidate will join a team using diverse approaches (single cells-RNA-Seq, ATAC-Seq, ChIP-Seq, CyToF, and conditional gene knockout or knockin mice) to understand the molecular mechanisms controlling immune cell development and their functions in autoimmunity and cancer immunity.  A complete application will include curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three references.  All materials should be sent to Dr. Qing-Sheng Mi (qmi1@hfhs.org), Director, Henry Ford Immunology Program, Henry Ford Health System, 1 Ford Place, Detroit, MI 48202.

Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) is one of the nation’s leading comprehensive health systems, which has more than 23,000 employees.  Over 80 full time principal investigators engage in basic and translational research, while more than 1000 physicians lead or participate in clinical trials. HFHS receives more than $80 million annual research funding from outside sources.   In terms of total NIH funding, HFHS ranked first among non-university based health systems in Michigan, third among all medical institutions in Michigan (after University of Michigan Medical School and Wayne State University School of Medicine), and top 10% of institutions nationwide receiving NIH grant awards. Established in the summer of 2008, the Henry Ford Immunology Program and Dermatology Basic Research Program have been developed to promote the interdisciplinary basic and clinical research in HFHS.