Postdoctoral Scientist - Molecular Innate Immunity - Stehlik Lab

Employer
Cedars-Sinai
Location
Los Angeles, California
Salary
Based on experience
Posted
September 26 2019
Ref
Stehlik Lab
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Healthcare/Hospital

Molecular Innate Immunity Post-Doctoral Position

A postdoctoral position is available immediately to study Nod-like Receptor (NLR), AIM2-like receptor (ALR) and type I interferon signaling in the Stehlik/Dorfleutner Laboratory of Molecular Innate Immunology at the Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California (http://www.cedars-sinai.org/academics.html).  Research is focused on the molecular mechanisms regulating inflammasome and type I interferon-linked innate immune signaling pathways in macrophages and their function in inflammatory and auto-immune disease and during host-pathogen interaction in humans and mouse models.  More information can be found at www.stehliklab.org.

Requirements

Applicants need to be self-driven, highly motivated recent Graduates with a PhD, MD/PhD or MD degree and a strong background in innate immunology or biochemistry and animal models as demonstrated by first-author publications in internationally-recognized scientific journals.  Applicants with experience in biochemical techniques and immune-relevant animal models will receive special consideration.  The ability to work in a team, good organizational and English language skills, as well as initiative, flexibility and good learning ability are required.  Candidates should be available for an interview and have to be eligible to work in the US. 

What We Offer

The Stehlik/Dorfleutner lab is located in the Department of Pathology at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, a major nonprofit academic healthcare organization.  Whether you love world-class entertainment, dining, shopping and museums or prefer the outdoors and sports, Los Angeles has something for everyone.  Year-round sunshine provides the perfect backdrop for endless activities.  Centrally located in the middle of everything is Cedars-Sinai.  Working and living here, you are never far from something new and exciting.  Our laboratory consists of modern research space with state of the art equipment and provides a highly collaborative work environment.  We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with a positive attitude towards challenging projects, who seeks the opportunity to succeed in a productive environment with excellent facilities.  This position is available for a one-year appointment with the expected possibility of extension and offers a competitive salary and exceptional benefits.

Contact

Interested applicants should send a cover letter explaining research experience and scientific interest, curriculum vitae and the names, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of at least three references by e-mail to christian.stehlik@cshs.org or andrea.dorfleutner@cshs.org.

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