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Post Doc Research Fellow

Tulane University
New Orleans, LA

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Post Doc Research Fellow

New Orleans, LA
Open Date:
Mar 28, 2022

The Center for Translational Research in Infection and Inflammation (CTRII) located within Tulane University School of Medicine is seeking a hard-working and highly inquisitive postdoctoral researcher to join our team. The CTRII performs transformative research focusing on mucosal immunology and genomics to understand host resistance mechanisms in disease. For this position, the qualified candidate will focus on a project developing CAR-T cell-based therapies targeting pulmonary infections.

Candidates will be responsible for designing, developing and implementing experimental protocols, data analysis and interpretation, and working with mouse models of disease. As a postdoctoral research in the CTRII, candidates will develop several skills in immunobiology techniques and gain experience in writing and presentation of scientific research.  Successful applicants will have a PhD or MD/PhD in Immunology, Biology, or related field. Additional knowledge, skills, and abilities/competencies desired include:

  • Basic knowledge of immunology
  • Rodent handling experience
  • Maintenance of tissue/cell cultures for in vitro studies
  • Protein, DNA, and RNA isolation from human and animal samples
  • Real time RT-PCR, PCR, ELISA, ELISpot, Immunoblot, and molecular cloning
  • Flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence techniques
  • Experience writing protocols for animal studies (IACUC) 


Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience in Lung Immunology Preferred

Minimum Education

  • PhD in Molecular Biology or relevant biological sciences
  • At least one year of experience performing research experiments and proficiency in basic laboratory techniques

Preferred Qualifications

  • Laboratory management and staff training
  • Collaborator, can work independently and as a team player

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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