Postdoctoral Research Fellow: BMT/GVHD/Lung Biology

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 24, 2023

Johns Hopkins, founded in 1876, is America's first research university and home to nine world-class academic divisions working together as one university.

Description

Opportunity to lead an exciting project in an R01-funded lab to elucidate the role of donor-derived immune cells in the development of graft-versus-host disease and non-infectious lung injury following allogeneic bone marrow transplantation using established mouse models. The candidate will be responsible for conducting the research and coordinating the full range of project’s cellular and molecular components. This will include but not necessarily be limited to: managing the 1) bone-marrow process from stem cell harvesting through transplantation, 2) tissue and cell procurement, processing and analysis, 3) data interpretation and presentation; and ultimately, 4) training of project-associated research personnel.

Qualifications

The candidate should have an MD and/or PhD, with at least 3-5 years of lab experience in immunology or pulmonary biology. Proficiency in working with pulmonary immune, endothelial and epithelial cells along with flow cytometric analysis are of particular interest. Salary negotiable, within established University guidelines.

Application Instructions

Please send CV and cover letter outlining your experience and interests to Ken Cooke: kcooke5@jhmi.edu.

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