Current Opportunity (as of January 3, 2019)
Post-Doctoral Opportunity in Eosinophil Pathogenesis
Location: National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
The primary focus of the Human Eosinophil Section, Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, is to understand the role of eosinophils and eosinophil activation in disease pathogenesis with the ultimate goal of developing new diagnostic tools and treatment approaches for hypereosinophilic syndromes and other conditions associated with marked eosinophilia. We are seeking a highly motivated post-doctoral candidate with a strong background in immunology, innate immunity or a related field to investigate mechanisms of lymphocyte-driven eosinophilia and eosinophil pathogenesis in the context of hypereosinophilic syndromes. Funding is available for a minimum of 2 years. The candidate will be responsible for initiating and carrying out independent research projects in collaboration with Dr. Amy Klion in the Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD. A recent (0-3 years) Ph.D. degree in immunology, innate immunity, molecular biology, cell biology, or a related field and fluency in oral and written English are required. Experience in flow cytometry, basic cell culture and molecular biology is desirable.
To apply, please email your curriculum vitae, statement of interest and contact information of 3 references to:
Amy Klion, M.D.
Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
National Institutes of Health
Bldg 4, Rm B1-28
4 Memorial Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892
To submit a job opportunity, please direct all inquiries to Kris Heijnen.
International Eosinophil Society, Inc.
555 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 USA
Tel: +1 (414) 276-6445
Fax: +1 (414) 276-3349