Two post-doctoral positions are available immediately in the Department of Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine. Highly motivated individuals are sought to be involved in research efforts directed at examining the immune response against new and emerging respiratory viruses using both cell culture and mouse model systems. The research projects will include studying the role of T cells and lung dendritic cells/macrophages in viral pathogenesis and the effect of TNF/TNFR family members on anti-viral immunity. The department houses modern research laboratories enhanced by centralized PCR, fluorescence microscopy, laser confocal microscopy, flow cytometry, in vivo imaging, bioinformatics facility, and BSL-3 laboratory suites.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. or the equivalent with previous experience in immunology, virology and/or molecular biology and possess excellent organizational skills as well as effective oral and written communication skills. Experience in working with animal models is highly desirable. Salary will be commensurate with experience.
Interested applicants should submit a copy of their CV, a summary of research interest, and contact information of three references who are willing to provide a letter of recommendation to Dr. Salek-Ardakani email firstname.lastname@example.org by February 13, 2015….