Post-Doctoral Fellowship Immunology and Host-Pathogen Interactions

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  • School of Medicine - Ophthalmology


    Open November 20th, 2017 through June 30th, 2018


    The Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Immunology at the Gavin Herbert Institute, University of California Irvine, is seeking applicants for a Postdoctoral Research Positions in immunology funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH).

    Research projects - The project will focus on herpes T cell immunity and immune-evasion, T cell epitope mapping, using a variety of immunological assays and biological systems. The study uses various animal models of ocular and genital herpes infection (i.e. HLA transgenic mice, HLA transgenic guinea pigs and HLA transgenic Rabbits) as well as samples from HSV seropositive symptomatic and asymptomatic patients.

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    Requirements - The candidates must possess a Ph.D., or M.D. / Ph.D. in immunology, immuno-virology or related disciplines with peer-reviewed publications. The candidates should be highly motivated with the ambition and commitment to excel in a highly competitive and productive environment. Prior experience in FACS, Luminex, cellular immunology and/or confocal microscopy is required. Familiarity with animal models would be advantageous.

    Application Procedure - To apply, please email your CV, a brief research statement and names of three references no later than June 30, 2018:

    Dr. Lbachir BenMohamed
    Professor/ Director
    Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Immunology
    Email: [email protected]

    Interested candidates should apply through UC Irvine's RECRUIT system at:

    The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
    Job location Irvine, CA


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    Posted: 2/28/2018
    Application Due: 4/29/2018
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