Postdoctoral Fellow

Job description

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




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Job No:
Posted: 12/28/2019
Application Due: 6/22/2021
Work Type: Full Time