The Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology (MMI) at the Keck School of Medicine, located in the Health Science Campus, is seeking a Postdoctoral Scholar Research Associate. This position is a research trainee under the guidance of Dr. Omid Akbari.
Dr. Akbari’s laboratory is equipped with state-of-the-art research facilities and equipment including latest flow cytometry analyzer, sorters and confocal microscopy. The candidate will participate in studies to define immune-regulatory pathways that control the innate and adaptive immune responses involved in the lung inflammatory diseases. Please refer to the recent publications in Immunity 2015 and Nature Communications 2016 for further information.
The ideal candidate would have a PhD degree in Immunology and have an excellent writing and communication skills. Previous experience with techniques such as multi-color flow cytometry, cell isolation, tissue culture, ELISA, RT-PCR and animal handling would be particularly helpful. The candidate should be able to work both independently and in a collaborative environment, with a strong commitment to reaching research excellence and achieving assigned objectives.
The University of Southern California strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Preferred Education: The final candidate must have a PhD or equivalent doctorate within the last five years. A copy of the doctoral diploma or other certification that indicates that the terminal degree has been completed satisfactorily is required. If the doctoral candidate has not yet obtained a degree, he/she should provide evidence that a thesis has been approved together with a documented indication of the expected date of formal graduation.
Preferred Experience: 0-2 years
Preferred Field of Expertise: Publications in peer-reviewed journals in the same or related field in Immunology.
REQ20040621 Posted Date: 02/17/2017
Location/Region: Los Angeles, CA (US)