Positions

Two postdoctoral positions are available in the Department of Immunology and Microbial Science at The Scripps Research Institute, to study the functions and molecular mechanisms of microRNA and translational control in lymphocyte development, immune tolerance, immune responses, autoimmune disease, and lymphoma.

Position 1 Requirements:

Highly motivated PhD, MD, or MD/PhD with a solid background in immunology. Working experience in the following areas is desired:

  1. The mouse immune system
  2. Immune tolerance
  3. Germinal center reaction
  4. Mouse models of autoimmune diseases or lymphoma
  5. Lentiviral or retroviral systems for gene expression
  6. Bone marrow reconstitution

Position 2 Requirements:

Highly motivated PhD, MD, or MD/PhD with a solid background in studying RNA, RNA-binding protein, and/or translational regulation in mammalian systems. The following expertise is desired:

  1. Ribosome profiling
  2. Polysome profiling
  3. PAR-CLIP
  4. HITS-CLIP
  5. Bioinformatic skills

Candidates should be fluent in English, and can be available for interview. Please e-mail application including cover letter indicating current and future research interests and expected availability date, CV, selected reprints of publications, names and contact information of three references to cxiao@scripps.edu.