Postdoctoral Fellow in Innate Immunity

Posted Date: 
Monday, August 15, 2016
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 ( 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 (, 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: 

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