Postdoctoral Fellowship and Instructor positions are available at the La Jolla Institute for Immunology in the research group of Dr. Catherine Hedrick to perform bioinformatics research in immunology in the fields of cancer and atherosclerosis. Projects will include high dimensional analysis of CITE-seq, scRNA-seq, ATAC-seq, and mass cytometry data. Candidate will have his/her own independent research project, but will also assist in bioinformatics analyses of team project science.
The successful candidate should have a PhD or MD. Knowledge of R is required. Previous bioinformatics experience or training required. Knowledge of immunology, atherosclerosis, or cancer biology is a plus. Laboratory bench ‘wetlab’ experience is also a plus.
LJI is an independent, non-profit research institute. LJI is recently ranked in the world’s top 5 immunology research institutes and was ranked #1 in a survey of postdoctoral fellows as ‘best places to work’ by The Scientist magazine.
La Jolla Institute payscale, commensurate with experience.
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In 2017 and in 2019, LJI was ranked as one of the best places to work in San Diego by the San Diego Business Journal. LJI is located in the Science Research Park on the campus of UC San Diego, with easy access to the San Diego life sciences community and all that the area has to offer.
Full-time employment at LJI includes a competitive salary, medical/dental/vision benefits, paid vacation/sick leave, and contributions to a retirement plan (403B).
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