(added 9/8/20) Job description: A postdoctoral position is available immediately to investigate the cellular and molecular mechanisms of the protective immunity against an intracellular protozoan parasite, Toxoplasma gondii. The projects include studies to analyze the mechanisms of interactions between tissue-resident cells and T cells in the protective immunity, and apply the knowledge derived from these studies to vaccine development. Individuals with a Ph.D. and a strong background in immunology and molecular/cellular biology are desirable.
Knowledge: Immunology, Molecular and cellular biology
Skills: Handling mice, immune cell purification by MACS and sorting, cell culture, immunological assays including ELISA, flow cytometry, DNA and RNA purification, real-time PCR, and/or immunohistochemistry. It is not required to have skills in all of these techniques.
Ability: Capable of working independently and in a dependable and reliable manner. Excellent capability as a team worker. Maintain the precise records of the experiments in the lab notes. Excellent oral and writing communication capability.
Please send your CV and cover letter to Yasuhiro Suzuki, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics, by email at email@example.com.