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Immuno-Oncology, Autoimmunity, and Chronic Virus Infection

Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California

Position Description:

Postdoctoral positions are available in the Department of Immunology and Microbiology at The Scripps Research Institute, to study the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying (1) immune control of cancer and chronic virus infection; (2) immune tolerance and autoimmune diseases. Lab website: http://www.scripps.edu/xiao

 

Qualifications:

Highly motivated PhD, MD, or MD/PhD with a solid background in immunology, RNA biology, cell biology, or molecular biology. Working experience in the following areas is desired:

  1. The mouse immune system
  2. Immuno-oncology
  3. Mouse models of autoimmune diseases
  4. Lentiviral or retroviral systems for gene expression
  5. Bone marrow reconstitution
  6. Signaling pathway analysis in primary mouse B and T cells
  7. CRISPR-Cas9-mediated in vitro and in vivo functional screening
  8. Ribosome and polysome profiling
  9. PAR-CLIP, HITS-CLIP, or other CLIP methods to study RNA-protein interactions
  10. Bioinformatic skills

Candidates should be fluent in English, and can be available for interview.

How To Apply:

Please e-mail application including cover letter indicating current and future research interests and expected availability date, CV, selected reprints of publications, names and contact information of three references to cxiao@scripps.edu.