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This position is in the Department of Surgery. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
A funded position for a postdoctoral fellow is available in the Thoracic Immunobiology Laboratory at Washington University in St. Louis. Our laboratory studies transplantation immunology in mouse models. Our laboratory has developed several microsurgical techniques and intravital imaging platforms that have advanced research in transplantation. Our laboratory is federally funded and is highly productive. We have identified immune mechanisms that contribute to inflammation and tolerance after lung and heart transplantation. Our findings have been published in peer-reviewed journals, such as The Journal of Clinical Investigation, The American Journal of Transplantation, JCI Insight, Blood, and The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO is recognized nationally and internationally for research in medicine, science and biotechnology.
Strong background in immunology and at least one experimental paper in a peer-reviewed journal.
Familiarity with cellular and molecular immunological techniques, in particular flow cytometry, primary cell isolation and in vitro cell culture.
Ability to be self-motivated.
Ability to contribute intellectually to research projects.
Ability to work independently, as well as a member of a research team.
Experience in bulk and single-cell gene expression profiles.
Base pay commensurate with experience.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Interested applicants should provide a CV and contact details for three references to Daniel Kreisel, M.D. Ph.D., G. Alexander Patterson M.D./Mid-America Transplant Endowed Distinguished Chair in Lung Transplantation at email@example.com.
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