Company:  Confidential

Job Title: Postdoctoral Researcher in Immunology

Job Number: 73382

Location: Providence, US

Job Description

A Postdoctoral Researcher position is available in the Immunology laboratory of Dr. Lalit Beura at Brown University (https://sites.brown.edu/beuralab/). Our research spans diverse areas, including:

 

·       Unraveling the Fundamental Mechanisms Governing Mucosal Resident Memory T Cell Development and Persistence.

·       Pioneering the Development of Novel In Vitro Systems to Model Immune-Stromal Interactions in Mucosal Tissues.

·       Investigating Signals from Commensal and Pathogenic Microbes Influencing T Cell Differentiation and Function.

 

Lab Focus:

 

The lab delves into the complex cellular dynamics of the female reproductive mucosa under both healthy and diseased conditions, employing rodent models, mammalian cell culture, and adult stem cell-derived organoid systems. We are passionate about women’s health and dedicated to addressing fundamental questions in mucosal immunology.

 

Applicant Requirements:

 

·       PhD or MD/PhD degree in Biology.

·       Several years of hands-on research experience in in vivo and in vitro experimentation, immunology, and/or microbiology (less than 2 years post-PhD).

·       Strong expertise in animal experimentation (mice), preferably in cellular or molecular immunology.

·       Proficiency in advanced immunology techniques (e.g., flow cytometry, immune cell phenotyping), histological techniques (e.g., Cryosectioning, immunohistochemistry, epifluorescence, and confocal microscopy), routine molecular biology techniques (e.g., DNA and RNA isolation, quantitative Real-Time PCR), and standard tissue culture techniques.

·       Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.

·       Ability to independently design and conduct experiments and interpret data.

 

Desirable Qualifications:

 

·       Knowledge and experience in memory T cell biology.

·       Hands-on skills in various next-generation sequencing analyses, including transcriptional and epigenetic profiling.

·       Background in immunology and microbiome studies.

·       Prior experience in organoid models and viral transductions.

 

Application Process:

 

Interested candidates are invited to submit the following documents to [Please click the Apply button for the link or email]:

 

Curriculum vitae (CV) with a comprehensive list of publications.

A cover letter detailing research interests and relevant experience.

Contact information for three references.

 

 

Benefits:

 

Competitive salary commensurate with experience.

Access to state-of-the-art research facilities and resources.

Opportunities for career development and mentorship.

 

Diversity and Inclusion:

 

Brown University is an equal opportunity employer, actively encouraging individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply.

 

Application Deadline: 2024-03-31

 

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