Postdoctoral Fellow (Crotty Lab)

9420 Athena Cir, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA Req #340
Wednesday, November 8, 2023

The Crotty lab has a 20 year history of innovative research in vaccine immunology and fundamental immunology of T follicular helper (Tfh) CD4 T cells and B cells, including antiviral responses, immune memory, HIV vaccines, and COVID-19. We are one of the most highly cited labs in the world and we are looking for smart, creative new team members from diverse scientific backgrounds! LJI is an outstanding place to be a postdoc.


About the lab:


Dan JM, Mateus J, Kato Y, et al. Immunological memory to SARS-CoV-2 assessed for up to 8 months after infection. Science. 2021.


Lee and Sutton et al., Long-primed germinal centres with enduring affinity maturation and clonal migration. Nature. 2022.


Crotty, S. T Follicular Helper Cell Biology: A Decade of Discovery and Diseases. Immunity. 2019.


How to Apply:

Highly motivated individuals with a successful publication record and holding a PhD degree in molecular biology, bioinformatics, immunology, cell biology, virology, or related fields are encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should send their CV and a cover letter enclosed within a single file attachment to be considered.

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Other details

  • Job Function PHD
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $70,096.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $76,024.00
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  • 9420 Athena Cir, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA