The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)

Postdoctoral Researcher - Immunology

Neil Romberg

Philadelphia, PA, United States

We seek a highly-motivated and self-sufficient post doc to join our human immunology laboratory at Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

Candidates should possess or soon possess a PhD degree in immunology, cell/molecular biology or related fields. The available position is to study epigenetic regulation of healthy and diseased germinal center reactions using genome wide technologies including RNA-seq, CHiP-seq and ATAC-seq. The post doc filling this position will also have opportunities to work on and lead disease discovery projects. Competitive candidates need to possess experience in flow cytometry, cell sorting and molecular biology. Experience and/or interest in genome editing and analysis of large genomic data sets are favored.

The offered position is funded for five years. A summer/autumn 2019 start date is preferred. Productive post docs will have opportunities to present scientific data at national and international meetings. Salary is competitive and will depend upon qualifications and previous training. Institutional assistance obtaining a VISA to work in the United States is available. US citizens from backgrounds underrepresented in United States biomedical research (Blacks or African Americans, Hispanics or Latinos, American Indians or Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders) are encouraged to apply

The research activity will take place in a highly academic environment. The lab is located at the Children’s Hospital Philadelphia Research Institute, a premiere pediatric research center in the United States with 425 full time investigators working in 700,000 square feet across three dedicated research buildings. CHOP is situated within the the University of Pennsylvania Campus and is home to the Pediatrics Faculty of the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, an Ivy League medical school. This rich, intellectual environment is ideal for the conduct of interdisciplinary, innovative research. A wide range of institutional programs are available to support postdoctoral career development

More information about the Romberg Lab can be viewed at the following URL (

Interested candidates should email the following to

1) A cover letter with a short description of achievements and a description how this opportunity

fits within their anticipated career trajectory

2) A CV with a complete list of publications

3) The contact info for two references


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Postdoctoral Researcher - Immunology