UWashington Senior Fellow Position

Posted: 05 16, 2017

Description:

Senior Fellow Position Available at the UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, Department of Immunology, Seattle, Washington

Job Duties:

The laboratory of Professor Edward A. Clark currently has a Senior Fellow position available for a scientist interested in investigating innate immune programming of B cell and humoral immune responses. The lab has prepared a unique set of reagents and mouse lines including B cell-activating factor (BAFF) reporter mice and BAFF and MAVS floxed mice that have been crossed to Cre lines to selectively remove BAFF or MAVS expression from B cells, dendritic cells (DCs) or myeloid cells. The roles of BAFF in both autoimmune and infectious disease models including West Nile virus and Salmonella) are being explored. 

Qualifications:

The position is available immediately for a Ph.D. level scientist preferably with some postdoctoral experience. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in biological science area and preferably some experience in immunology, molecular biology and/or mouse models of autoimmune disease or infection.

To Apply:

Please request more information or send your c.v. to Dr. Edward A. Clark at eaclark@uw.edu or call Dr. Clark for more information at 206-962-1582.

The laboratory is within a new building located in the dynamic South Lake Union (SLU) area, which contains the Department of Immunology as well as Divisions of Rheumatology and Infectious Diseases within the Department of Medicine. The SLU area has a number of biomedical research institutes and biotech companies adding to a very interactive, creative research environment. Our Center for Innate Immunity and Immune Disease (CIIID) has over 50 faculty members and coordinates and assists world-class innate immunity research programs. Dr. Clark has trained 75 postdoctoral fellows and graduate students and is dedicated to training and helping his postdoctoral fellows develop their careers. He has helped to start three biotech companies and interested in translating research findings.

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