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Post-Doctoral Fellow

Company: Saint Louis University
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: February 7, 2024

Job Description:

Who is Saint Louis University? Founded in 1818, Saint Louis University is one of the nation's oldest and most prestigious Catholic universities. SLU, which also has a campus in Madrid, Spain, is recognized for world-class academics, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service.

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Postdoctoral position in tumor immunology and sex-based disparities

The Alspach lab at Saint Louis University in St. Louis, MO, is seeking a full-time postdoctoral research associate in the fields of tumor immunology and sex disparities. We study the impacts of biologic sex on anti-tumor T cell responses to better understand tumor evolution and identify novel therapeutic strategies that can improve patient outcomes. The successful candidate will be highly motivated and intellectually invested. They will have the opportunity pursue their own ideas that are relevant to the overall goals of the lab and drive their own research projects.

Dr. Alspach is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology. MMI houses a diverse variety of research groups studying virology and innate and adaptive immune responses in the context of viral infection, cancer, and autoimmunity. MMI is a highly collaborative community, meaning the successful candidate will have the opportunity to form relationships with many different laboratory groups and faculty members.

Primary duties:

  • Manage a research project(s)
  • Openly communicate and discuss research findings with the PI
  • Collaborate with and support the work of other lab members
  • Critically analyze relevant published literature
  • Write manuscripts and grant applications

    Minimum qualifications:
    • Applicants should hold a PhD in a biologic field and have a first-author publication history in peer-reviewed journals to demonstrate research success.

      Preferred qualifications
      • A strong background in immunology
      • Experience with R and/or the analysis of single-cell sequencing data sets


        Medical Research Primary Appointment 12 mo.

        Scheduled Weekly Hours:

        Saint Louis University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans). If accommodations are needed for completing the application and/or with the interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at 314-977-5847.

Keywords: Saint Louis University, St. Louis , Post-Doctoral Fellow, Other , Saint Louis, Missouri

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