NIEHS Postdoc Position

Posted: 05 16, 2017

Description:

Position Type: Postdoctoral Position at the NIEHS/NIH in Research Triangle Park, NC

Position Title: Lung Immunology

Employer Name: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health

Position Location: Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

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Job Duties:

Position Description: Applications are invited for a fellowship in pulmonary immunity.  Focus will be on defining novel mechanisms for cholesterol and related lipids in innate and adaptive immune responses in the lung.  Studies will involve gene-targeted mice in in vivo challenges, complemented by ex vivo cellular/molecular studies.  

Qualifications:

Expertise with in vivo rodent techniques and multicolor flow cytometry are strongly preferred; a strong background in immunology research is also favored.  Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Immunology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, or a related field, and have no more than five years of previous postdoctoral experience.  

To Apply:

For additional information about this position, contact Dr. Michael B. Fessler at email below.  For prompt consideration, please email a cover letter including a brief summary of relevant experience, a C.V. including list of publications in peer-reviewed journals, and the names and contact information of 3 people who could provide letters of reference to: fesslerm@niehs.nih.gov

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