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Immunology and Molecular BiologyPosted by: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Posted date: 2018-Dec-10
We are seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral candidate committed to research in the field of autoimmunity. The goal of the Gourh lab is to understand the genetics of a rare autoimmune disease, systemic sclerosis (scleroderma). We have put together the largest collection of African American scleroderma samples in the world and have undertaken a comprehensive genetic study design to understand this complex condition. Our research entails next generation sequencing, SNP genotyping and utilizing molecular, biochemical, and cellular approaches to functionally elucidate the role of the identified variants.
The successful candidate will be expected to be skilled in the full range of molecular and cell biology and immunology techniques, including, tissue culture, transfection, flow cytometry, and CRISPR-Cas9.Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have a PhD in cell biology, or immunology and a basic knowledge of genetics. Individuals with an MD and research experience will be considered. Candidates must be within five years of graduation. The individual should be strongly motivated and be willing to work both independently and collaboratively as a member of an active research group.To Apply:
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, publication record, and names and contact information for three referees to Dr Pravitt Gourh at pravitt.gourhnih.gov
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