Postdoctoral Fellow/Microbiology, Immunology & Biochemistry - 2000000150
Postdoctoral Fellow position is available in Dr. Elizabeth Fitzpatrick lab, Department
of Microbiology, Immunology and Biochemistry, University of Tennessee Health
Science Center. The postdoctoral fellow must have a strong background in immunology,
particularly with a focus in neuroimmunology or infectious disease or molecular
biology. The fellow will join a dynamic research team composed of Drs.
Fitzpatrick and Scott Strome.
will involve both human and animal research. The laboratory focus is on identifying
the mechanisms by which IVIG replacement therapy inhibits infectious and
neuroinflammatory disorders. The fellow will investigate the ability of these
IVIG replacements to inhibit pathology in animal models of SARS CoV-2 and alpha
encephalitic viruses in the regional biocontainment laboratory, which requires clearance
from the Department of Justice.
Preference will be given to individuals willing to
work in BSL3 laboratory, have experience in T cell biology, viral immunology or
neuroinflammation, ability and experience working with mouse models.
Good oral communication and writing skills are a
must. The postdoctoral fellow is expected to author or co-author
publications, submit postdoctoral training grants with the mentors help,
participate in appropriate Journal clubs and seminars and work well in a team
PhD with one year or less research experience with a
strong background in immunology.
Interest applicants should send CV, brief statement
of research interests and the names and contact information of three references
Dr. Elizabeth Fitzpatrick
Salary will be commensurate with relevant experience and is competitive
for postdoctoral fellows. The position includes an excellent benefits package ( http://www.uthsc.edu/postdoc/benefits.php ).
Located in Memphis, a dynamic Mid-South city rich in culture, history,
diversity, music and cuisine, the University of Tennessee
Health Science Center is one of the largest, most comprehensive academic health
centers in the United States with a solid commitment to postdoctoral training.
UTHSC is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section
504/ADA/ADEA/V institution in the provision of its education and employment
programs and services.
Microbiology, Immunology & Biochemistry
Oct 10, 2020, 2:09:04 PM