Postdoctoral Fellow in Translational Autoinflammatory Disease Research

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease

Categories:
  • Post Doctoral Position - Academic
Job Type/Arrangement:
  • Full Time
Description:

Postdoctoral Fellow in Translational Autoinflammatory Disease Research

Department of Health and Human Services

National Institutes of Health

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Position Description

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) conducts and supports a global program of research to better understand, treat, and ultimately prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases. The Laboratory of Clinical Immunology and Microbiology (LCIM) within the NIAID Division of Intramural Research (DIR) is seeking candidates for a postdoctoral fellow position within the Translational Autoinflammatory Diseases Section. This position involves translational research projects studying the role of STING activation in patients with auto-inflammatory interferonopathies. The project includes work mechanistic studies with patient-derived samples and cellular models that probe the effect of STING inhibitors with the goal to identify novel treatments for autoinflammatory interferonopathies and other interferon-amplified diseases.

Requirements

  • A Ph.D., M.D./Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent
  • A strong background in molecular biology and/or immunology
  • Excellent writing skills and a record of relevant, high-quality publications
  • Computer skills and the ability to analyze high throughput sequencing data are preferred 

For an Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA) fellowship, applicants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident; for a visiting fellowship, visa requirements apply.

Position Location

Bethesda, Maryland, USA

To Apply

Interested applicants should send a cover letter explaining their research background, accomplishments, and goals; a curriculum vitae (CV); and the names and contact details of three references to Dr. Raphaela Goldbach-Mansky (raphaela.goldbach-mansky@nih.gov).

Visit NIAID Careers for more information about NIAID and additional career opportunities.

HHS, NIH, and NIAID are equal opportunity employers.

Education Requirement:
TBD
Location:
Bethesda, MD
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda , Maryland 20892
US
Contact:
Colleen Kelly,