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Postdoctoral Position, Neuro-Immune Interactions

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Bethesda, MD and surrounding area

Position Description:

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) is a major research component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the largest biomedical research body in the world. NIAID is a vigorous biomedicine hub, bringing together biologists, clinicians and computational scientists to conduct and support basic and applied research pertinent to the comprehension, treatment, and prevention of infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases.

A full-time postdoctoral fellow position is immediately available in the Unit of Neuro-immune crosstalk (Chief: Hao Jin, Ph.D.; The Jin Lab website: at the NIAID. The Jin lab intersects neuroscience with immunology, exploring the new frontier of the regulation of immune responses by the nervous system with an integrative multimodal approach that combines contemporary neurobiology and immunobiology tools and techniques. Successful applicant will engage in a concerted effort to study pressing questions in the neural control of immunity in an inclusive, interactive and collaborative environment. She or he can opt to lead a PI-prescribed project or develop her or his own project within the broad framework of the lab.


Qualified candidate should have a Ph.D. or M.D. in neuroscience, immunology or other related areas. Prior experience with in vivo mouse experiments, electrophysiology, or immunobiology is preferred, but not required. Ideal applicant will be highly motivated by a strong interest in the area of neuro-immune interactions, possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and be able to work independently as well as within a team.

To Apply:

If interested, please send a CV, a succinct description of your research interest and 3 letters of reference to Dr. Hao Jin (

DHHS, NIH, and NIAID are equal opportunity employers dedicated to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility. The NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs. Visit NIAID Careers for more information about working in NIAID’s dynamic atmosphere. This position is subject to a background investigation.