Posted in Other 16 days ago.

Location: Durham, North Carolina

Job Description:

School of Medicine:

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Job Description:

A Research Associate, Sr. position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Xiaoping Zhong in the Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics at Duke University School of Medicine. The Zhong laboratory utilizes mouse models and cell line models to investigate regulations of immune cell development and function and pathogenesis of autoimmune diseases. We are seeking motivated and hardworking candidates with a background and interest in immunology. This postdoctoral researcher will work on regulation of T cell homeostasis, function, and tolerance especially by a new class of regulators. The candidate will be expected to work independently but will be closely interacting with the principal investigator and capable of collaborating with other lab members in the laboratory. The candidate will have a doctoral degree in life sciences AND 5+ years of post-doctoral experience. Ideal candidates should have extensive experience in immunology especially using mouse models to study T and B cells. Experience in miRNA and bioinformatics analyses is a plus.

Minimum Qualifications

Min Degree Requirements: Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate (e.g., Sc.D., M.D., D.V.M.).

Other Credential/Experiential Requirements: The appointee must have greater than 5 years of postdoctoral training.


Ideal candidates should have extensive experience in immunology especially using mouse models to study T and B cells. Experience in miRNA and bioinformatics analyses is a plus.

Job Level: 00

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