A postdoctoral position is available immediately in the Department of Epidemiology at University of Iowa. We seek a highly motivated, team-oriented, individual to investigate vaccine candidates for prevention of visceral leishmaniasis using a dog model. A successful candidate will have knowledge of modern RNAseq approaches as well as basic immunology skills in FACS analysis, ELISA, ELIspot, and Luminex assays. Applicants must have a PhD in immunology/cell biology, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and a strong commitment to translational academic research. Experience in pathogenic protozoa is preferred but not required. Applicants should send their CVs, statements of research interest and contact information of three professional referees electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Christy Petersen
Department of Epidemiology
105 River St
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242
Tel: 515-294-9013 (until June 1), 319-384-1573
Fax: 515-294-5423(until June 1), 319-384-4155