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Post Date: Oct 26, 2017
Job Type: Full time
Degree Requirement: Ph.D.
Years Experience: 3+
Start Date: TBD
Location: US - Missouri - St Louis
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Our lab studies local immunity against sexually transmitted viruses within the female genital tract. In particular, we are interested in understanding how innate immune responses, including neutrophils, contribute to disease pathogenesis and susceptibility during infection with sexually transmitted viruses.

The candidate will be expected to:
1. Generate hypotheses based on data and literature, design and execute well-controlled experiments. The general expectation is that the candidate will be able to lead a project independently and generate publishable data.
2. Present data at lab meetings, research-in-progess, conferences, etc.
3. Assist with writing of manuscripts and grants.
4. Mentor junior trainees in the lab (rotation students, graduate students, etc.).

Candidate should:
1. Be comfortable with mouse work and have a background in immunology (experience with innate immunity is preferred).
2. Be proficient will basic techniques such as flow cytometry, immunofluorescence, ELISAs, and qPCR.
3. Have some experience with analyzing sequencing data.
4. Be self-motivated, organized, and have good interpersonal skills.
5. Be able to communicate clearly in English.

Contact Details
Division: Infectious Diseases
Department: Medicine
Ph: 314 747 3888