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NK Cell Biology

Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri

Position Description:
The Cooper laboratory at Washington University in St. Louis is looking for a full-time post-doctoral research associate. Our laboratory investigates natural killer cell biology with an emphasis on metabolic regulation of NK cell function using both murine and human model systems. This research is supported by an NIH R01 grant.

Qualifications:
Applicants should have a PhD degree and a background in immunology, and at least two first-author publications in peer-reviewed journals indexed in pubmed. Working with animal models is required for this position, and prior experience working with mouse models and/or flow cytometry is preferred. Specific duties include managing a research project, open and timely discussion and communication with research mentor, critical evaluation of the scientific literature, writing research publications, assisting with grant preparation, and maintaining compliance with good laboratory practice.

To Apply:
Interested applicants should send a cover letter, CV, and three references to:
Dr. Megan Cooper
Washington University School of Medicine
Cooper_m@wustl.edu

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