Postdoctoral Fellow

Postdoctoral Fellow

Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) School of Medicine

Portland, OR, United States

As Oregon’s only academic health center, Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) is a locally- and nationally-recognized leader in healthcare, education, and advanced biomedical research. The synergy among these three enterprises leads to new cures, new standards of care, and a better understanding of the basic science that drives biomedical discovery. At OHSU, researchers are exploring new basic, translational, clinical, and applied research frontiers.

The postdoctoral fellow will conduct research in the lab of Dr. David Lewinsohn. His laboratory is focused on understanding the mechanisms by which the human immune system recognizes those cells infected with microbes such as M. Tuberculosis. The laboratory provides a rich environment spanning basic immune mechanisms underlying the cellular immunology and cellular biology of human infection with Mtb, to translation of these observations in TB endemic regions of the world. Dr. Lewinsohn is also part of the Oregon TB Research Lab Group that comprises multiple investigators at OHSU who study TB pathogenesis and host defense. This postdoc will work on a project characterizing novel MR1-restricted T cells that respond to infection with M. tuberculosis and other pathogens.

For more details and to apply, please go to: http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/education/schools/school-of-medicine/departments/clinical-departments/medicine/divisions/pulmonary-critical-care-medicine/otrl/investigators/david-lewinsohn/index.cfm

Required Qualifications:
• PhD
• Knowledge of cellular immunology techniques, such as flow cytometry and other T cell assays.
Preferred Qualifications:
• PhD in Immunology or Microbiology
• Experience in Immunology lab with the techniques below
• Flow cytometry, ELISPOT, RNA Seq analysis

You can learn more about OHSU and what life is like as a Postdoc at OHSU here:
https://www.ohsu.edu/xd/research/postdocs-students/postdoctoral-fellows-guide/prospective-postdocs/index.cfm

Additional Details

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.

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Postdoctoral Fellow