Postdoctoral Fellow/Pediatrics - 20000001CH
Postdoctoral Fellow Position in Host-Pathogen Interactions: A
postdoctoral fellow position funded by the Department of Pediatrics in the
laboratory of Amali Samarasinghe, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Pulmonology
Division, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, is
immediately available for a highly motivated candidate.
Our primary research goal is to determine host-pathogen
interactions in during respiratory infections that occur in hosts that have
underlying allergic asthma using both mouse model systems and in vitro /ex
vivo techniques. The objective of the postdoctoral fellow is to determine
the role of eosinophils in allergic asthma during pneumococcal infections. The
laboratory is situated in the Children’s Foundation Research Institute of Le
Bonheur Children’s Hospital and offers the advantage of working closely with
A recent Ph.D. in immunology, virology, or related discipline is
required. A strong theoretical knowledge in immunology, especially pertaining
to the lung and competency in techniques involved in basic immunology,
virology, microbiology, and molecular biology is expected. Willingness to work
with mice is required, and prior experience with mouse handling is preferred.
Candidates must have at least one first author publication in a peer-reviewed
journal and high level of proficiency in written and spoken English.
Self-motivated, ambitious candidates able to work in a fast-paced laboratory
are encouraged to apply.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter describing your
research interests and career goals, a CV, and contact information for 3
references as a single PDF to email@example.com .
Salary will be commensurate with relevant experience and is
competitive for postdoctoral fellows. The position includes an excellent
benefits package ( http://www.uthsc.edu/postdoc/benefits.php ).
Located in Memphis, a dynamic Mid-South city rich in culture, history,
diversity, music and cuisine, the University of Tennessee
Health Science Center is one of the largest, most comprehensive academic health
centers in the United States with a solid commitment to postdoctoral training.
UTHSC is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section
504/ADA/ADEA/V institution in the provision of its education and employment
programs and services.
Campus/Institute - Memphis
Nov 24, 2020, 11:16:59 AM