Emory University Human Immunology Post Doctoral Fellow in Atlanta, Georgia


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.

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Postdoctoral opportunities in Human Immunology are available in the laboratory of Dr. IƱaki Sanz at the Lowance Center for Human Immunology at Emory University in Atlanta. Areas of research center on the understanding of autoantibodies; B cells and plasma cells regulation; and targeted therapies in autoimmune diseases using state-of-the-art immunological, molecular and computational approaches.

All Interested candidates should upload:

  • a cover letter,

  • biosketch

  • curriculum vitae

  • You must also enter three people who will be contacted to upload a confidential letter of recommendation directly to Emory for this position.

Qualified candidates will have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Immunology or other fields of relevance including Molecular or Cell Biology, Virology, Computational Biology and Biomedical Engineering. The ideal candidate will have a strong publication record, excellent references, highly driven and committed to becoming an independent scientist.


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Job Number 15739

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Medicine: Immunology

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials., Working with nonhuman primates (nhp), nhp tissue, body fluids or equipment contaminated by nhp.

Required Documents Cover letter, List of 3 Recommenders

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