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Open Postdoctoral position, faculty mentor Eugene Butcher

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Faculty Sponsor (Last, First Name): 
Butcher, Eugene
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How to Submit Application Materials: 

Application materials should be sent to ebutcher (at) Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

Postdoctoral position in basic and translational mucosal immunology. Study the mucosal immune system in humans and mice as part of a highly interactive multi-disciplinary team focused on the development of intestinal effector and regulatory cells both during postnatal ontogeny, and during intestinal immune and inflammatory responses. The fellow will profile intestinal lymphocytes by flow and mass cytometry and scRNAseq; perform in vitro and in vivo assays of lymphocyte function and homing in models of disease; and assist in generation, bioinformatic analyses and mining of single cell transcriptomic surveys of human and mouse intestinal immune inductive organs. A particular emphasis will be on understanding lymphocyte responses and genetic programming in inflammatory bowel diseases and cancer.

Required Qualifications: 

• Recent Ph.D. in immunology or related field; ....OR. • Recent Ph.D. in bioinformatics or computational sciences combined with significant experience in biomedical research. • Eligibility for NIH fellowships and training grants, or fellowships from the country of origin. • Applicants with experience in mucosal immunobiology and those with a strong background in math or in biocomputation are especially encouraged to apply. Applicant should show evidence of...... • Strong motivation and a passion for science. • Positive attitude. • Experience in in vitro and in vivo immunologic techniques. • Knowledge of mucosal immunology and disease models. • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team. • Ability to innovate to solve problems and implement new techniques. • Interest in integrating wet lab and informatic/computational approaches. • Effective communication skills (written and verbal). • Ability to collaborate and work as part of a team. • Strong record of productivity and publication.

Required Application Materials: 

• “Research Statement” describing your interests and experience and how these align with those of our group (up to one page). This can be incorporated into a cover letter. • CV, including a publication list with a brief (1-2 sentence) description of your contributions to published work • Names and contact information for references


Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.