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Open Postdoctoral position, faculty mentor Olivia Martinez

Important Info

Faculty Sponsor (Last, First Name): 
Martinez, Olivia
Stanford Departments and Centers: 
Surg: Transplantation Surgery
Postdoc Appointment Term: 
The post-doctoral appointment can be extended up to five years.
Appointment Start Date: 
How to Submit Application Materials: 

Applications may be submitted by email to Dr. Olivia Martinez (

Post-doctoral positions are available immediately in the laboratory of Dr. Olivia Martinez at Stanford to investigate the immune response to viruses including EBV (Glass et al Cell Reports, 2022, PMID: 35443184) and SARS-CoV-2 (Martinez, Nature Med 2022 PMID: 33139949) and the pathogenesis of EBV-associated B cell lymphomas (Maloney et al JCI Insight, 2022, PMID: 32213705).  The successful candidate will use single cell approaches including cytometry time of flight (CyTOF) and RNAseq, in vitro and in vivo immune assays,  as well as proteomics to understand the molecular basis of immune protection against viruses and/or B cell transformation by EBV.  These studies will utilize primary patient samples, cell lines and xenograft mouse models.

Required Qualifications: 
  • PhD in immunology, molecular biology, biochemistry, cancer biology, or related field
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to collaborate effectively within a team
  • A strong publication record
  • Experience in single cell sequencing technologies, bioinformatics, and analysis of immune cell function is preferred
  • Candidates who are self-motivated and can think independently/creatively are preferred
Required Application Materials: 
  • A cover letter describing your interest in the position, relevant experience,  research interests, and preferred start date
  • Curriculum vitae including list of publications
  • Names and contact information for 3 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.