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

Postdoctoral positions in immunology are available in a multidisciplinary and highly interactive team. Available projects focus on mucosal immunobiology or on novel approaches to cancer immunotherapy.   
Successful candidates will participate in one or more ongoing productive projects in the lab. Examples include:
Mucosal immunobiology:  Study novel gut-targeted T cell populations and their role in postnatal maturation of the intestinal immune system.  Define molecular mechanisms of intestinal T cell trafficking and their therapeutic potential in models of inflammatory bowel disease.  
Immuno-oncology: Manipulate immune cell trafficking mechanisms to more effectively engage anti-tumor immune responses.

Required Qualifications: 
  • Ph.D. Immunology or Cell and Molecular Biology, or related field.
  • Applicants with relevant experience in mucosal or tumor immunobiology are encouraged to apply. 

Applicant should show evidence of:

  • Strong motivation and a passion for scientific discovery 
  • Positive attitude 
  • Experience in relevant mouse 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 basic and translational approaches
  • Effective communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Expertise in flow cytometry and innate and adaptive T cell biology is desirable 
  • Candidates with a strong record of productivity and publication will be preferred.
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 3-5 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.