Microbiology and Immunology - Post Doctoral Fellow

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
School Of Medicine
SOM: Micro/Immun: Admin
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Working with animals.
Required Documents
Cover letter, List of References, Research Interests, Research Statement


JOB DESCRIPTION: Helps design and conduct research within a specified field while receiving advanced training from a designated Principal Investigator to enhance professional skills and research independence needed for pursuit of a career. The specific area of research in which the trainee is mentored is determined by the department and laboratory of the Postdoc. Designs and evaluates experiments. Develops new ideas that promote current research. Prepares and publishes scientific manuscripts under the direction of the Principal Investigator. May be responsible for operation of specific equipment. May teach techniques to others, train, and supervise research staff. Positions are temporary appointments as a research trainee. The initial appointment is for one year, renewal expected if progress is satisfactory and funds are available. Appointments cannot exceed five years.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., DDS etc) in an appropriate field. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator.


Preferred Qualifications (optional)

Candidates with Ph.D, M.D., or equivalent degrees who have previous experience in the areas of immunology, metabolism, molecular/cell biology, mouse genetics, and bioinformatics are encouraged to apply.


Additional Job Details (What documents needed to be submitted online?)

We are looking for highly motivated, enthusiastic, and creative postdoctoral fellows to perform research in the areas of immunometabolism and tissue immunology. The candidate will join a research team focusing on understanding the role the immune system, particularly T cells in regulating metabolic and inflammatory diseases using genetic mouse models, low-input/single-cell “-omics” approaches, and CRISPR/Cas9-based in vivo screening.


If interested, please apply online and send a CV, a brief description of previous research experience and research interests, and contact information for three references.

Additional inquires sent to: chaoran.li@emory.edu


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