NIH-funded Postdoctoral Research position to investigate the mechanisms that control T cell activation, trafficking, and function during viral and parasitic infections is immediately available in Dr. Jeff Nolz’s laboratory at Oregon Health & Science University. Current projects include: 1) mechanisms that control T cell trafficking into non-lymphoid tissues, 2) differentiation of tissue-resident memory T cells within non-lymphoid tissue microenvironments, and 3) T cell activation, differentiation, and function during cutaneous and visceral leishmaniasis.
Candidate should have recently completed PhD or MD/PhD training or equivalent, and demonstrate evidence of having a strong research interest in and solid understanding of basic Immunology. The ideal candidate should be self-motivated, have independent research ability, clear communication skills, and a strong publication record. Previous experience using mouse models of infection is highly desirable, but not required.
Successful applicants will be generously offered with NIH guideline-based salary and benefits, in addition to being a member of a high-quality research team and a collaborative research environment of OHSU.
Personnel will need to work at lab benches, desks and/or microscopes for up to 4 hours at a time. Ability to perform repetitive lab manipulations, move lab equipment under 25 lbs with accommodation, perform image analysis operation and help others with equipment use. Personal protective equipment must be worn as required. (Gloves, mask/respirator, eyewear, lab coat, dosimeter, etc).