The Systemic Autoimmunity Branch at the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases is recruiting a postdoctoral fellow to embark in research projects related to the role of the innate immune system in the development of immune dysregulation, tissue damage and vascular disease in systemic autoimmune disorders, including systemic lupus erythematosus. The successful applicant will be expected to perform the studies, analyze the resulting data, prepare and submit manuscripts, and present at scientific conferences.
The applicant is required to have strong background in molecular biology and/or immunology. Experience with mouse models and/or with vascular biology a plus. Excellent writing skills, a strong prior publication record and ability to work independently are required.
Education/Training Requirements: PhD, MD, MD/PhD or equivalent. For an Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA) Fellowship, applicants must be a US citizen or permanent resident; for a Visiting Fellowship, visa requirements apply.
Interested applicants should send a cover letter explaining their research background, accomplishments, and goals; a curriculum vitae and the names and contact details of three references to Dr. Mariana Kaplan (mariana.kaplannih.gov)
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