Postdoctoral Researcher

Location
New Orleans, Louisiana
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Posted
June 07 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Postdoc

The Center for Translational Research in Infection and Inflammation (CTRII) located within Tulane University School of Medicine is seeking a hard-working and highly inquisitive postdoctoral researcher to join our team. The CTRII performs transformative research focusing on mucosal immunology and genomics to understand host resistance mechanisms in disease. For this position, the qualified candidate will focus on a project developing CAR-T cell-based therapies targeting pulmonary infections.

Candidates will be responsible for designing, developing and implementing experimental protocols, data analysis and interpretation, and working with mouse models of disease. As a postdoctoral research in the CTRII, candidates will develop several skills in immunobiology techniques and gain experience in writing and presentation of scientific research.  Successful applicants will have a PhD or MD/PhD in Immunology, Biology, or related field. Additional knowledge, skills, and abilities/competencies desired include:

  • Basic knowledge of immunology
  • Rodent handling experience
  • Maintenance of tissue/cell cultures for in vitro studies
  • Protein, DNA, and RNA isolation from human and animal samples
  • Real time RT-PCR, PCR, ELISA, ELISpot, Immunoblot, and molecular cloning
  • Flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence techniques
  • Experience writing protocols for animal studies (IACUC) 

Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane University will not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply