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Research Biologist in the Food Allergy Research

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Bethesda, Maryland

Position Description:

We are a translational research group that includes clinicians and basic scientists focused on understanding the immunologic, genetic, microbial, and cellular basis of food allergy and tolerance in the gastrointestinal tract.  Using both human samples and murine models, our goal is to better define disease mechanisms, identify suitable therapeutic targets, and test potential therapies in mouse models and patients.

Qualifications:

The optimal candidate will have extensive research experience in immunology or related field including expertise in multicolor flow cytometry, molecular biology, cell isolation and culture, and use of murine models. Independence, initiative, ability to multi-task, and excellent verbal and writing communication skills are a must.

The position is available for U.S. citizens and non-citizens with permanent resident status.  Salary is commensurate with experience and includes an allowance for health insurance.

To Apply:

Qualified candidates should send in electronic format: a detailed curriculum vitae, including descriptions of laboratory experience, responsibilities, and/or pertinent recent coursework; a short cover letter outlining research interests, research experience, and future goals; and names of at least 3 scientists or faculty as references (with contact information, including e-mail addresses and phone numbers) to pamela.guerrerio@nih.gov

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