Job Posting

Below is listed a current job opening in the IES field.

Title:Postdoctoral Position  

(Regulation of Eosinophil Function and Allergic Inflammation)

Employer:Allergy/Immunology Division, Northwestern University School of Medicine

Location:Chicago, IL

NIH-funded T32 postdoctoral position is available for translational studies of regulation of allergic inflammation.  These studies include translation studies of tocopherol isoform regulation of human eosinophil function and allergic inflammation. 

Current areas of specific interest for this position in Dr Joan Cook-Mills lab include:

  1. Tocopherol isoform regulation of human eosinophil intracellular signals and function.
  2. Associations of human plasma tocopherol isoforms early in life and the development of allergic disease/asthma in children.
  3. Mechanisms for tocopherol isoform regulation of the development of dendritic cell subsets in utero and neonatal mice

Candidates should have a demonstrated record of scientific accomplishment/publications at the graduate or postdoctoral level, excellent scientific writing ability, strong oral communication skills, fluent English skills, and the ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues.  The funding for this position requires US citizenship or green card.

Northwestern University is one of the top-ranked universities in the country with a highly interactive scientific environment. The Feinberg School of Medicine is known for its pioneering research and is located in the heart of downtown Chicago.

To apply send a curriculum vitae including lists of your publications and skills,and a contact list (emails, phone #s and names) of three academic references to Joan Cook-Mills, Ph.D. Email: j-cook-mills@northwestern.edu.