Postdoctoral Fellow in Innate Immunity

Posted Date: 
Monday, August 15, 2016
Department: 
Microbiology & Immunology
Position Description: 

We are seeking an outstanding candidate to fill a postdoctoral position working in the field of innate immunity in Dr. Xiao-Dong Li’s laboratory in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Dr. Li’s lab has a funded position available to investigate the mechanisms and functions of innate immune sensing of nucleic acids in host defense and inflammation (refs: Li et al., Science 2013; Li and Chen, eLife 2012; Li et al., PNAS 2011). For more details on Dr. Li’s current research focus, please visit his faculty webpage (http://uthscsa.edu/micro-immunology/faculty/xdl/xdl.asp). The candidate should have a solid background in molecular biology or biochemistry or cellular immunology. 

Position Requirements: 

Candidate must be self-motivated, possess excellent communication skills and have previous publications as evidence of productivity. In addition, he/she should have the drive and commitment to excel in a highly productive environment.

How to Apply: 

Applicants should respond by email with a curriculum vitae and brief description of research interests to: Xiao-Dong Li, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor (lix8@uthscsa.edu), Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229

Contact Name: 
Xiao-Dong Li, M.D., Ph.D.
Contact Email: 
Deadline to Apply: 
Monday, October 31, 2016
Job Number: 
116

All postdoctoral appointments are designated as security sensitive positions. The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including protected veterans and persons with disabilities.