Postdoctoral Fellow positions are available in the Postdoctoral Fellowships Available in the Division of Immunology.

Description:
A postdoctoral fellow position is available in Dr. Andrew Wells’ laboratory at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania. The Wells laboratory studies transcriptional and epigenetic mechanisms that control T cell immunity and tolerance.

Requirements:
Applicants should be highly self-motivated and creative thinkers with a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree, should have solid experience in mouse immunology, and molecular biology expertise is a plus. To apply, please send a brief cover letter describing why you are interested in this position, your C.V., and names and contact information of three referees to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The successful applicant will study the role of novel, disease-associated enhancer regions on gene expression and function of CD8+ T cell, conventional CD4+ T cell, and regulatory T cell responses in various murine and human models of lymphocyte function. The applicant must have experience in in vivo and in vitro murine T lymphocyte immunobiology. A background in molecular biology and/or protein biochemistry is a plus. Techniques employed will include flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry, immunoblotting, immunoprecipitation, PCR, and generation of nucleic acid libraries for deep sequencing. The applicant must have advanced experience with Flow cytometer, real-time thermal cycler (qPCR) and working with mice. Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and advanced excel proficiency. The ideal candidate will have one or more publications.

Postdoctoral fellows at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia receive mentored training in a rich scientific environment and conduct independent as well as collaborative research. Visit http://www.research.chop.edu for more information about The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute and its research programs.

Mandatory Requirements:

  • Child Abuse Clearances
  • FBI Fingerprint Clearance
  • Drug Screening
  • Tobacco screening
  • All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

    To apply, visit http://www.chop.edu/careers and search for Requisition #16-40212.

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