University of Michigan Health System (UMHS), U-M

Post Doctoral Research Fellow

University of Michigan (U-M), United States

Ann Arbor, MI, United States

Job Summary

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

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Required Qualifications

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.

Desired Qualifications

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 (


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Post Doctoral Research Fellow