Postdoctoral research positions are available in the immunology laboratory of Chang H. Kim at the University of Michigan within the Department of Pathology and May H. Weiser Food Allergy Center. Successful candidates will become part of a highly productive and collaborative team of researchers in a modern, interconnected laboratory space. Within the group, there is a strong commitment to mentorship and an excellent track record of success for both academic and industrial career tracks.
PhD level research activities include literature search, critical thinking, designing and carrying out experiments, writing papers, and maintaining research resources in the lab.
Opportunities exist in the following research areas :
Mucosal immunology and allergic immune responses
Development, migration and effector functions of innate lymphoid cells
Roles of gut microbial metabolites in regulation of immunity, autoimmune diseases, and anti-cancer responses
Roles of retinoic acid in regulation of the immune system, focusing on T and DC regulation
Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in life science areas
High productivity demonstrated in publication record (quality and quantity)
Strong commitment to Immunology research
Proficiency in English and strong communication skills are necessary.
Preference will be given to individuals with expertise in immunology and/or microbiology.
In vivo research experience with rodents and human tissues
Experience with molecular biology and next generation sequencing techniques is preferred.
Interested individuals should send a cover letter, CV, and the names and contact information for 2-3 references to: Dr. Chang Kim (email@example.com)