The Center for Discovery and Innovation at Hackensack University Medical Center is seeking full-time Postdoctoral Research Scholars to investigate transcriptional and epigenetic regulation of T cell-mediated immune responses to viral infection and tumors. This work will be done in the laboratory of Dr. Hai-Hui (Howard) Xue. The Xue lab combines mouse genetics and multiomics approaches to mechanistically define intrinsic pathways that program effector T cell differentiation, memory T cell formation, and rectification of dysfunctional T cells. Interested applicants must have a Ph.D. in immunology or a degree in a related biology field with relevant experience. Expertise in cell culture, flow cytometry, rodent handling, and basic cellular and molecular biology techniques is required. Applicants must be able to independently design, execute and interpret experiments, work in collaboration with other members of the laboratory, and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. For more information on research projects in the lab, please refer to the following publications:
Shan Q et al. Nat. Immunol. 18, 931, 2017;
Li F et al. Nat. Commun. 9, 5452, 2018;
Xing S and Gai K et al. J. Exp. Med. 216, 847, 2019;
Shan Q and Hu S et al. Cell. Mol. Immunol. 2020 https://rdcu.be/b3Oyo.
Li F et al. PNAS. 118, e2014562118, 2021.
Pay scale will follow the NIH recommended Postdoctoral stipend levels. Applications will be reviewed from May 15th, 2021 till the position is filled. Please send curriculum vitae, names of three references, and one-page summary of previous work and current research interest to
Dr. Hai-Hui (Howard) Xue
111 Ideation Way
Bldg. 102, Rm. A415
Nutley, NJ 07110
The Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack Meridian Health is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.