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Immune Mechanisms of Wound Healing

The George Washington University
Washington, DC
Application Deadline Date: N/A 

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: (

Assistant Professor In-Residence
UCSF Department of Dermatology

The Department of Dermatology of the University of California San Francisco is seeking to appoint a new faculty member whose research program will focus on non-melanoma skin cancer treatment and outcomes. The successful candidate will also devote research and clinical effort in the study and care of patients with complex medical dermatology. In addition, the candidate will be responsible for teaching residents, medical students and UCSF housestaff. The appointee will occupy space in the Cancer Center at Mount Zion building.
Basic qualifications:
MD or MD/PhD degree(s) or equivalent
Board certified in Dermatology
Training in Epidemiology
UCSF seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.  UCSF is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Applicants should apply online with her/his curriculum vitae, a 1-2 page summary of research accomplishments, a 1-2 page perspective on future research plans, and 3-5 reprints of major publications, and arrange to have 3-5 letters of recommendation and cover letter at

Research Fellow - Dermatology
Scottsdale, AZ
Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, AZ is seeking a Research Fellow in Dermatology. A Research Fellow at Mayo Clinic is a temporary position intended to provide training and education in research. Individuals will train in the research program of a Mayo Clinic principal investigator. Qualified individuals will demonstrate the potential for research as evidenced by their training and peer-reviewed publications and should become competitive for national research grants.
A Research Fellow position is available immediately to work in the area of skin cancer within the Department of Dermatology of Mayo Clinic Arizona. This temporary position is intended to provide training and education in research. Individuals will train in the research program of a Mayo Clinic principal investigator. The applicant would join a unique and highly collaborative interdisciplinary team focused on a translational study of skin cancer. Current studies span a spectrum from basic studies of normal skin biology and carcinogenesis, to translational studies focused on analysis of human cancer tissues, modeling of human cancer in mice and the exploration of novel therapeutic approaches in skin cancers. Technologies employed range from basic molecular biology, PCR, Sanger sequencing and biochemistry to advanced genomics, including next generation sequencing and animal models of skin cancer.
The ideal candidate must have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent doctoral degree in a field deemed relevant by the program. The Research Fellow position is appropriate for individuals who have completed no more than one prior postdoctoral fellowship, at Mayo Clinic or elsewhere.
CLICK HERE to learn more and to apply.
Mayo Clinic is an excellent choice for the candidate who is seeking a career in a world-class academic medical center. Our multi-disciplinary group practice consists of approximately 3,800 physicians and scientists across all locations working in a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education. Mayo Clinic offers a highly competitive compensation package, which includes exceptional benefits, and has been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work for.”
Mayo Clinic is an affirmative action / equal opportunity educator and employer.