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Postdoctoral Scholars

Position overview

Salary range: Starting Salary - $53,760

Application Window

Open July 1, 2022 through Saturday, Jul 1, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

A post-doctoral position is available in the laboratory of Prof. David Broide in the Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy and Immunology at the University of California, San Diego. The Broide Lab is looking for a postdoctoral scholar interested in pursuing a career at the area of asthma research. Our group research focuses on understanding the role of airway inflammation in contributing to asthma and airway remodeling. The studies have focused on the role of chromosome 17q21 in allergic inflammation and airway remodeling.
The postdoctoral fellow will lead a project on understanding the role of GSDMA gene, located on the chromosome 17q21, in the asthma mouse model.
The scholar will master and apply molecular biology assays, flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry, and animal model and other techniques to show the importance of chromosome 17q21 region in developing of asthma.


Basic qualifications (Required at Time of Application)

• PhD in Biological Sciences or related field.
• Commitment to quality, rigor, transparency, and reproducibility in scientific research.
• Familiarity with common lab techniques and instrumentation
• Theoretical and practical knowledge of immunology, molecular biology
• Experience with animal (mouse) models
• Experience with mammalian cell culture and transfection
• Commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.
• Good writing and presentation skills.
• Ability to effectively communicate in person, over videoconferencing platforms, and over email.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
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Job location

La Jolla, CA