Postdoctoral Research Associate position is available immediately for a highly motivated individual in the Department of Anesthesiology to investigate molecular mechanisms of innate immunity, endothelial permeability, vascular inflammation, and lung injury using structural, biophysical, biochemical and functional assays. The successful applicant will spearhead NIH-funded research project(s) and develop the ability to work independently. Candidates should have a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. in molecular cell biology or relevant field of study. Applicants should have a strong publication record. Prior experience in the field of innate immunity and inflammation is strongly preferred. Appointments and salary are commensurate with research experience, accomplishments and based on NIH guidelines. Candidates should submit a description of their research interests, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references to Dr. Guochang Hu at firstname.lastname@example.org. The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.