Job Description: This position will leverage knowledge of T cell immunobiology in the female reproductive tract to further focus on the analysis of tissue resident memory T cells. Questions to be addressed will include TRM ontogeny, differentiation, distribution, maintenance, and vaccine efficiency. Techniques include cell isolation from non lymphoid tissues, flow cytometry, quantitative immunofluorescence microscopy, in situ tetramer staining, mRNA isolation, and PCR. Responsibilities will include design and execution of experiments, collection of data, and writing of results for publication.
Required Qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. in microbiology, immunology or other related biological science. Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated expertise in developing scientific protocols and hypotheses, scientific writing, and outstanding letters of reference.
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