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Postdoctoral Research Scientist
Columbia University in New York City, New York
Date Posted 11/02/2020
Admin-Laboratory and Research
Employment Type
Application Deadline Open until filled

Posting Details

Job Requisition Number 00001965
Field(s) of Specialization Immunology
Position Title Postdoctoral Research Scientist
Department PAT Pathology
Division Pathology
Location Medical Center
Summary Description

Pathology and Biology are seeking highly motivated individuals to join Dr. Krystalyn Hudson’s laboratory. Our lab studies the immune response to red blood cell (RBC) antigens, with projects spanning autoimmunity, alloimmunity, tolerance, and aging. Dr. Hudson holds an appointment in the Department of Pathology and Cell Biology and the Laboratory of Transfusion Biology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center in New York, NY.
Project will involve: 1) determining the pathways required for tolerance to red blood cell antigens, (2) identifying genes that regulate autoimmune hemolytic anemia, (3) evaluating the role of naturally occurring antibodies in development of RBC-specific antibodies, (4) the role of microbiome in dictating RBC alloimmune responses, (5) age-related autoimmune hemolytic anemia, (6) identifying immune cells required for RBC alloimmune and autoimmune responses. Successful candidates will have a recent Ph.D. in immunology, molecular biology, genetics, or cell biology. Prior research experience in murine models, infectious agents, and flow cytometry will be a plus.

Minimum Degree Required

Requires a Ph.D. and/or M.D. in immunology (or Cell and/or Molecular Biology)

Minimum Qualifications

Extensive experience with transgenic mouse models and flow cytometry. A record of independent and collaborative research, and excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

A strong preference will be given to candidates with a broad knowledge of immunology, transgenic mouse models and flow cytometry. Advanced knowledge in red blood cell antigens and/or autoimmunity, alloimmunity, tolerance and aging preferred.

Additional Information

The Postdoctoral Research Scientist should be able to plan, organize, troubleshoot, and present work independently and work in a collaborative environment that emphasizes team building and team leadership. Excellent communication and collaborative skills, and a track record of publications in the field would be highly competitive. An appropriate level of understanding and ability to interpret applicable regulations and standard of quality assurance is expected. We place a strong emphasis on training and are dedicated to the intellectual, technical, and leadership growth of all of our lab members.

RAPS posting date 10/27/2020
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