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Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Uro-Microimmunology

An NIH-funded postdoctoral position is available immediately at Northwestern University in the Feinberg School of Medicine in the Department of Urology. The postdoctoral fellow will work closely with Joshua Meeks, MD, PhD in the Department of Urology and Stephen Miller, PhD in the department of Microbiology and Immunology on a combined research focusing on immune cell involvement in benign and malignant urologic conditions. Research projects associated with this fellowship include: 1) mechanisms of T-cell biology and immune activation in genitourinary disorders (including cancer), 2) mechanisms resistance to therapy, 3) mechanisms of T cell tolerance 4) epigenetic regulation of T cell activity 5) novel checkpoint and immune regulatory therapies. Their laboratory consists of a diverse group of clinicians and scientists interested in investigation of immune biology in disease.

Candidates are required to have US citizenship or permanent residence and a PhD or MD in Molecular biology, or Immunology and/or comparable experience in these subjects. Preferred qualifications include experience with bioinformatics and next generation sequencing. Prior research in model systems (e.g. mouse models) is also considered an important criteria.

Prospective candidates will have the opportunity to submit publications, as well as gain access to human trial specimens that will contribute to the next generation of therapies in immuno-oncology and benign urologic conditions that apply immunotherapy. In addition, Northwestern University offers an extremely stimulating and nourishing academic environment, with rich resources to facilitate career development for young scientists.

Please send your cover letter, CV, and names of three references to Dr. Joshua Meeks at,

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.