University of Rhode Island (URI)

Postdoctoral Fellow in Vaccine Research

University of rhode island

Kingston, RI, United States

We are seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to conduct vaccine-related researches in Dr. Chen lab in the Department of Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Rhode Island (Kingston, RI). The Chen lab is focusing on developing novel adjuvants and delivery technologies to improve vaccine delivery and efficacy. The postdoctoral fellow is expected to participate in the design and performance of various in vitro and in vivo assays to delineate adjuvant mechanisms and explore adjuvant potency and safety in animal models. Ideal candidates are expected to have obtained his/her Ph.D. degree in microbiology, immunology, virology, or related fields. Previous experience in working with small animals is a must. Preference will be given to candidates with strong background in immunology or vaccinology. Salary will be commensurate with experience and are based on NIH postdoctoral stipend levels.

Screening of candidates will begin immediately. Position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates please send your short- and long-term career goals, curriculum vitae, and contacts of 3 references to Dr. Chen at


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Postdoctoral Fellow in Vaccine Research