Postdoctoral Researcher – Immunology / Molecular Biology

Denver, Colorado (US)
$55,000 - $65,000
November 01 2021
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National Jewish Health in Denver, a leading respiratory hospital, has an open postdoctoral research associate position in Dr. Rafeul Alam’s laboratory in the Allergy and Immunology Division, Department of Medicine.  

We investigate signaling, cellular and molecular mechanisms of asthma.  The research incorporates mouse models of acute and chronic asthma using genetically modified strains, mouse lung function studies, isolation of immune cells such as ILC2s and T cells from mouse organs as well as human blood and airways from asthmatic patients, functional studies of immune cells using flow cytometry, immunofluorescence staining, PCR, ELISA, western blot, immunoprecipitation, RNA-seq, ChIP-seq, ATAC-seq, mutational studies, knockdown and other biochemical techniques. 

We are seeking a candidate with a PhD degree in immunology, biochemistry or molecular biology.  Prior experience in the foregoing laboratory skills is an advantage.

For consideration, please read the full job description, complete an application online at and submit CV to Rafeul Alam, MD, PhD at

Important Notes:

A cornerstone in the Denver healthcare community, National Jewish Health is a non-profit, non-sectarian institution. National Jewish Health is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  Our commitment is to provide equal employment opportunities for all job applicants in a manner that does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by applicant law in a tobacco and fragrance free environment.

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