Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratory of Dr. Deepshika Ramanan
- Salk Institute for Biological Studies
- La Jolla, CA
- Faculty Jobs
- Science & Technology, Chemistry & Biochemistry
- Position Type
- Employment Type
- Full Time
- Institution Type
- Four-Year Institution
The Ramanan lab aims to understand which maternal factors are crucial for a newborn’s early development and long-term immune health, particularly in the context of infection and autoimmunity. Our multi-disciplinary approach will use a combination of single-cell techniques, metabolomics, and metagenomics in mouse models to study the entero-mammary axis, the communication between the maternal mammary gland and the offspring intestine.
We are currently seeking a highly motivated and independent postdoctoral fellow interested in identifying specific maternal factors, including microbes, and studying how they impact the offspring intestinal immune system in both early life and adulthood. The project will also involve working with mouse models of intestinal infection and autoimmunity. The ideal candidate will be an immunologist or microbiologist who has expertise in tissue immunology, mucosal immunology or microbiology and has experience in working with mouse models. Ideal candidates should be intellectually curious, highly productive, driven to uncover new and impactful biology and to apply this knowledge to the larger problem of maternal-offspring health, infection biology, and autoimmunity, and enjoy working in a committed and diverse team.
- Ph.D. in Immunology, Microbiology or related fields
The salary range for this position is $65,000 - $71,000 annually.
Application Instructions: Applicants should submit a current resume, a list of their pre-prints and publications, names of three references, and an indication of how their expertise and academic accomplishments make them a good fit for the position.
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