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Postdoctoral Fellow

Tulane University
TNPRC Covington

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Postdoctoral Fellow

TNPRC Covington
Open Date:
Dec 10, 2019

A post-doctoral position is immediately available in the Division of Comparative Pathology at the Tulane National Primate Research Center, affiliated with the School of Medicine at Tulane University. The focus of research will be on the interplay of SIV and Mtb in infant nonhuman primate model. The basic goals are to identify the outcomes of coinfection of SIV and Mtb infants and explore the potential immune therapy for the coinfection. Candidates will conduct independent research requiring the use of research animals, as well as collaborate with research staff in experimental design, data analysis and manuscript writing.


REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: (Note:  Only the following two criteria—one education and one experience—will be used for screening qualified applicants.)

  1. Ph.D. or M.D. or equivalent terminal degree
  2. Strong background in immunology, cellular biology and molecular biology.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES TYPICALLY NEEDED TO PERFORM THIS JOB SUCCESSFULLY: (Note: The following criteria will not be used in screening qualified applicants but may be considered in the final decision-selection process of candidates interviewed.)

  1. Extensive experience in immunology, virology, flow cytometry and molecular assays
  2. Prior experience in transcriptome, single-cell sequencing, microbiome and epigenetic analysis.
  3. Strong communication skills both verbal and written
  4. Proficiency with common laboratory equipment and techniques required
  5. Organization and supervisory skills required


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: (Note: The following criteria will not be used in screening qualified applicants and may not be used in lieu of minimum qualifications stated above.)

  1. Highly motivated, independent and productive candidates.      
  2. Experience with immunology and bioinformatics.


Application Instructions:

Candidates must apply in Interfolio and provide the following materials for submission:

  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Contact Reference

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Please Note: Tulane University has officially adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. All employees and visiting faculty must be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccination or obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption prior to beginning employment.

Tulane University is located in New Orleans - a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane is actively building a campus culture grounded in our values of EDI and anti-racism. We seek and welcome candidate applications from historically underrepresented groups, such as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color), women, LGBTQ+, and those living with disabilities as well as veterans. 

Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane University will not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

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