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Postdoctoral Fellow In Immunology

La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology
9420 Athena Circle La Jolla, CA 92037
Please contact Dr. Michael Croft at for salary description.
Closing date
Feb 18, 2022

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Postdoctoral position available immediately, in the laboratory of Dr. Michael Croft at the La Jolla Institute for Immunology (LJI), to join a multi-disciplinary team that is focused on control of inflammation by TNF family proteins and their effects on lung fibroblasts and smooth muscle cells relevant for severe asthma.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. or M.D in immunology within the past 5 years. Preferred applicants will have experience with culture of human cells and animal models of immune disease, including cytokine analysis, flow cytometry, and RNA-seq.

LJI is an independent, non-profit research institute. It was ranked in the world’s top 5 immunology research institutes and was ranked #1 in a survey of postdocs as ‘best places to work’ worldwide. LJI is located in the Science Research Park on the campus of UC San Diego.

Full-time employment at LJI includes a competitive salary, medical/dental/vision benefits and contributions to a retirement plan (403B).

Individuals should send their CV and names of three references to: Dr. Michael Croft, Professor, Center for Autoimmunity and Inflammation, La Jolla Institute for Immunology, 9420 Athena Circle, San Diego, CA 92307, or email:


Founded in 1988, the La Jolla Institute for Immunology (LJI) is one of only a few non-profit biomedical research institutes in the world focused on understanding the immune response to infectious agents and cancers and on advancing progress toward the prevention, treatment and cure of immune system diseases.

LJIs researchers, many of them world-renowned scientists, are exploring the body's defense system at the molecular and cellular levels. We are making important discoveries about how the immune system works and the causes of immune system disorders. By unraveling the complexities of the immune system, LJI's researchers are providing critical insights that are moving science closer to the prevention, treatment and cure of numerous illnesses including infectious diseases and cancer, as well as immune system disorders such as diabetes, arthritis and multiple sclerosis.

The La Jolla Institute for  Immunology is dedicated to increasing knowledge and improving human health through studies of the immune system. Our essential purpose is to expand our understanding of how the immune system works and to discover the causes of immune system disorders. The knowledge gained through our biomedical research can, in turn lead to the prevention, treatment and cure of a wide range of human diseases.

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