Postdoctoral Position- Immunology/Microbiology

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Department of Medicine/Division of Infectious Diseases at David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow in Immunology.

The postdoctoral fellow will work in the lab of Theodoros Kelesidis, MD, PhD on projects funded by NIH, Clinical and Translational Science Institute and the Department of Medicine at UCLA focused on HIV-1 infection, systemic inflammation and immune activation associated with HIV-1 infection.

Immune activation may contribute to end-organ disease in HIV infection but the mechanisms remain unclear. The project will focus on characterize possible mechanisms (such as inflammatory lipids) that mediate HIV-related inflammation and immune dysfunction.

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

The candidate must have a Ph.D. in Microbiology/Immunology from an accredited university. The ideal candidate will be a prolific writer with solid knowledge of:

a) Flow cytometry (required)

b) Tissue culture techniques (required)

c) Standard microbiology/molecular biology methods

d) Experience with animal work (required)

The candidate must be eligible to work in the US for at least 2 years.

For a complete position description and application details, please contact:

Theodoros Kelesidis, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

37-121 Center for Health Sciences, 10833 LeConte Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095

Phone: 310-825- 7225, Fax: 310-825- 3632

Email: tkelesidis@mednet.ucla.edu