Job Board


Cholinergic regulation of cutaneous immune and injury responses

Loyola University Chicago, Health Sciences Division 
Department of Surgery
Application Deadline Date: Open until filled.

Position Type: Postdoctoral Position at an Academic Institution 

My laboratory is looking for an ambitious post-doctoral fellow to conduct cutting-edge research focused on basic and clinical neuroimmunology in the skin. Applicants would be expected to start in November/December of 2014. Applicants must be proficient in English, well-organized, and possess a genuine interest in scientific inquiry. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or M.D. degree. One position is available with full financial support.
 
Preferred Qualifications:

a. Familiarity with more than one of the following: keratinocyte biology, immunology, skin infection, mouse models, molecular/biochemical techniques.

b. Publication record in skin disease, immunology, wound healing, or keratinocyte biology.
 
Interested candidates should submit their CV, along with the names of three references, to:
 
Katherine A. Radek, PhD
Loyola University Chicago
Health Sciences Division
Department of Surgery
Burn and Shock Trauma Research Institute
Building 110, Room 4237
2160 S. 1st Avenue
Maywood, IL 60153
Phone: 708-327-2360
Fax: 708-327-2813
Email: kradek1@luc.edu

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Immune Mechanisms of Wound Healing

The George Washington University
Washington, DC

Application Deadline Date: Open until filled.

Position Type: 
• Postdoctoral Position outside the NIH 

Position Description: 
 
A highly motivated and enthusiastic post-doctoral fellow interested in using a combination of human tissues and animal models to study the mechanisms of wound healing is needed to support Dr. Shanmugam’s research program. Our work investigates the interplay of the host immune response and the wound bed micro biome in patients with chronic wounds. We believe in innovative, multi-disciplinary and question-driven science, and promote an atmosphere of open communication and collaboration inside and outside the lab. Graduate experience in one or more of the following is required (keratinocyte biology, human genetics, immunology, biochemistry, nude mouse models), but there will be numerous opportunities for training to complement current skills. A history of publication in keratinocyte or skin biology, immunology or human genetics is preferred.
 
Desired Qualifications:
Familiarity with one or more of the following: keratinocyte biology, immunology, biochemistry, nude mouse xenograft models, human genetics.
History of publication in wound healing, immunology or keratinocyte biology
 
Job Duties:
1.    Plan and conduct research experiments, perform cell cultures, quantitative PCR, Western blot, animal surgeries.
2.    Performs microscopy, immunohistochemistry, ELISA, flow cytometry
3.    Collects and analyzes data
4.    Assures safe laboratory practice and cleanliness, supervises research assistants and students.
5.    Performs other related duties as assigned.
 
Please submit application to Dr. Victoria Shanmugam on the George Washington University jobs website: https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/21895

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Assistant Professor and Associate Professor Positions in Dermatology Research

Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
 
We are currently seeking scientists with a Ph.D., M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree to join our Dermatology faculty at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.  Investigators will receive a 3-4 year offer/package to augment their research team capabilities and facilities and explore new ideas.  Eligibility requires for the candidate to presently have an active R01 grant.  Preference will be given to candidates whose focus is in stem cells, tissue repair/regeneration, neoplasia, immunology, epithelial cell biology, aging research, and/or photobiology. 
 
Please send CV and any supporting letter of documentation to:
 
Vincent Falanga, M.D., F.A.C.P.
The Barbara A. Gilchrest Professor of Dermatology
Vice-Chair for Research
Professor of Biochemistry
Department of Dermatology
Boston University School of Medicine
609 Albany Street, J-607
Boston, MA 02118-2515
vfalanga@bu.edu