Post-Doctoral Fellow - Microbiology

Employer
Tulane University
Location
TNPRC - Covington, LA

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Post-Doctoral Fellow - Microbiology

Location:
TNPRC - Covington, LA
Open Date:
Sep 24, 2022
Description:

An excellent postdoctoral research opportunity is immediately available in the laboratory of Woong-Ki Kim at the Tulane National Primate Research Center to explore macrophage biology and to develop macrophage-targeted therapy for the treatment of HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder (HAND), Alzheimer’s disease, obesity, and diabetes. We are seeking a highly motivated Research Scholar who wants to pursue an academic career in neuroimmunology and macrophage biology. The laboratory uses non-human primate (NHP) models to connect mouse investigations and human observations of many chronic inflammatory diseases.

 

The postdoctoral fellow positions will manage NIH-funded studies that are exploring the role of macrophages in HAND and brain aging. Open research opportunities also include the investigation of the therapeutic potential of macrophage-targeted approaches in the translational NHP models of diabetes and obesity. All these projects are supported by high collaborative, multidisciplinary teams of scientists and extensive core services.


Qualifications:
  1. Ph.D. or equivalent in immunology and/or neuroscience or a related biological science

Application Instructions:

Applicants are asked to provide a cover letter, CV, research statement, diversity statement, and the name and contact information for 3 references for review by the search committee. You may upload additional materials to your application.

Please submit an application using Interfolio via the "Apply Now" button on this page.


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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