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Valenzuela laboratory -Post-doctoral fellow

Recruitment Period

Open date: January 30th, 2020

Last review date: Friday, Feb 28, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Wednesday, Jun 30, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Valenzuela Laboratory in UCLA’s Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine seeks a highly motivated, enthusiastic post-doctoral fellow interested in cellular immunology, vascular biology and/or transplantation. Research projects center around the diversity of vascular inflammatory responses, and how endothelial cells shape the adaptive immune response in vascular diseases.

Successful candidates will have obtained or will soon be eligible to obtain their PhD or MD/PhD in immunology, or vascular biology. Applicants should have prior research experience working with leukocytes and/or endothelial cells, as well as murine models. The fellow should bring technical expertise in mammalian cell culture, flow cytometry, molecular biology, immunoblotting, cell isolation, ELISA, and transcriptome or epigenetic studies. Experience breeding and maintaining mouse colonies is a plus. Candidates should also demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills, with peer reviewed publications in the field(s) of immunology, vascular biology and/or transplantation biology.

Interested applicants, please submit your applications via this link https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF05264 along with the following materials:

  1. Letter of Interest, including desired start date and summary of research experience (2-3 pages)
  2. CV
  3. Contact information of three professional references

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)