Post doctoral Fellow

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Post doctoral Fellow

New Orleans, LA
Open Date:
Jun 12, 2019

Eosinophilic disorders are allergen induced lung and gastrointestinal diseases, commonly observed in both pediatric and adult patients. Our laboratory is working to understand the mechanism that is operational in inducing including Asthma, lung fibrosis, eosinophilic esophagitis and gastroenteritis by using transgene or allergen-induce mouse models.

The Postdoctoral Fellow will work in conjunction with the Principal Investigator to perform the following research activities: identify available transgenic and gene-deficient mice for the research study; induce eosinophilic disorders in mice by allergen challenge; maintain and monitor mouse colony; collect tissue and cell cultures; maintain data book and plot graphs of research experiment results; conduct patient biopsies and blood samples for translational work; and participate in regular laboratory meetings and seminars, as assigned by the Principal Investigator.

  1. PhD
  2. Proficient research skills, and the ability to effectively perform PCR, flow cytometry confocal and electron microscopy, and other such related immunological and molecular biology experiment techniques.
  3. Ability to effectively perform cell cultures, blood samples, and biopsies.
  4. Strong computer skills, including an advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and/or Power Point software applications.
  5. Solid analytical skills and attention to detail;
  6. Excellent verbal and written communication skills ;
  7. Excellent organizational skills;
  8. Excellent interpersonal skills;
  9. Ability to multi-task, and prioritize work assignments;
  10. Ability to maintain confidentiality in all work performed;
  11. Ability to independently work on research assignments.
  12. Ability to give oral presentation of experimental results in lab meetings and research conferences.
  13. Ability to instruct graduate and undergraduate students in the lab.
  14. Ability to review journal manuscripts and provide critiques.

Application Instructions:

Provide CV and 2 letters of reference




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Posted: 6/20/2019
Application Due: 8/19/2019
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