Post-doctoral Fellow
Washington University School of Medicine
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Post Date: Feb 06, 2018
Job Type: Full time
Degree Requirement: Ph.D.
Years Experience: Entry Level
Start Date: Immediately
Location: US - Missouri
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Description
The Boon-lab at Washington University in St Louis, Missouri is hiring a Postdoctoral fellow to study antibody mediated immunity to influenza virus.

The goal of the project is to investigate the impact of genetic variation and prior exposure on the antibody response and repertoire to influenza virus. The techniques for this project include single-cell sequencing, mouse genetics, and antibody-based assays, such as ELISA, and virus-neutralization assays.

Our lab is housed in the Division of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine on a floor with several other laboratories that study virus-host interactions. We have ongoing collaborations with labs in many other departments in the University including Molecular Microbiology and Pathology and Immunology.

Skills
For consideration, applicants must:
• Have a PhD in molecular biology, genetics, microbiology, immunology or a similar field.
• Have published in high-quality international peer-reviewed journals.
• Have the ability to guide research projects and maintain detailed records of experimental work.
• Good interpersonal skills and willingness to mentor students and technicians.
• Excellent English speaking, reading and writing skills are required.


Notes
For further information about the position, please contact the PI, Jacco Boon (jboon@wustl.edu). To apply for this position, please apply above or send a cover letter, CV, contact info for three references and one key first author publication directly to jboon@wustl.edu.


Contact Details
Name: Jacco Boon
Division: Division of Infectious Diseases
Department: Department of Medicine
Address: 660 Euclid Avenue
City: Saint Louis
State/Province: Missouri
Zipcode: 63110
Country: United States
Ph: 312-286 0857