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ImmunologyPosted by: Postdoc positions by NIH
Posted date: 2019-Oct-30
The on-going research involves study of safety and Mode of Action of adjuvants in human cells and animal models (Science Signaling 2019; Vol 12, issue 602, eaat6023 DOI: 10.1126/scisignal.aat6023). The fellow is expected to characterize the molecular mechanisms by which adjuvants engage innate immunity including signaling and production of cytokines and prostaglandin E2.
The position is within the Laboratory of Retrovirus Research (LRR), Division of Viral Products (DVP), CBER, FDA. The LRR is a vibrant research lab with multiple projects that cover safety of adjuvants, immune response to viral infections, and vaccine development.Qualifications:
Eligible candidates should have a recent Ph.D. and up to four years of post-doctoral training with demonstrated strong expertise in molecular biology. Experience in confocal microscopy and in transcription factor binding assays will be helpful.
This position will be appointed for one year via a fellowship through Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE, http://orise.orau.gov/fda/) with the potential for renewal on an annual basis contingent on excellent performance. U.S. citizens and non-citizens with permanent resident status should apply. Candidates must have lived in the US for at least 3 of the last 5 years.To Apply:
Interested applicants should send curriculum vitae including descriptions of the projects they have worked on and a short cover letter outlining research interests as well as the names of at least 3 references with contact information, including e-mail addresses and phone numbers to: Hana Golding, Ph.D. (Hana.Goldingfda.hhs.gov) and Marina Zaitseva (Marina.Zaitsevafda.hhs.gov)