Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC)

Postdoctoral Associate — Immunology and Mitochondrial Biology

The West Lab @ TAMU

Bryan/College Station, TX, United States

A POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE position is available in the Department of Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunology at the Texas A&M Health Science Center in Bryan/College Station, TX. The successful applicant will lead a collaborative research effort to delineate new roles for mitochondria in innate immunity. Projects will involve investigation of mitochondria as signaling organelles in the immune system and will explore innate immune and inflammatory responses in animal models of mitochondrial disease/dysfunction.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in immunology, cell biology, or a related discipline and exhibit strong laboratory, analytical, and communication skills. A desire to work with both in vitro cell culture and in vivo murine models is required. Preference will given to those applicants with prior research experience in the fields of innate immune signaling, type I interferon responses, and/or mitochondrial biology.

To apply, please email cover letter, current C.V., contact information for 3 professional references, and reprints of relevant peer-reviewed publications to westlaboratorytamu@gmail.com.

Texas A&M Health Science Center is an integrated unit of Texas A&M University, one of the largest universities in the U.S., with more than 65,000 students, a multibillion-dollar endowment ranked 4th among public universities, and a top 20 research enterprise. Bryan/College Station is a Sun Belt metropolitan area with nearly 180,000 residents. It is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the country, yet retains a low cost of living with easy access to major Texas cities. The Texas A&M University Health Science Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability employer.

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Postdoctoral Associate — Immunology and Mitochondrial Biology