Open Position

Postdoctoral Position in Cancer Immunology

A position is available at the La Jolla Institute for Immunology (LJI) in the research group of Dr. Sonia Sharma to perform research on the role of specific myeloid cell subsets in the immunology of cancer metastasis. Projects will include in vitro and in vivo approaches and use of both mouse models and human samples.

The successful candidate should have a PhD or MD. Documented experience in working with cancer models, myeloid cells, and/or mouse strains is required. Knowledge of immunology is helpful. Knowledge of R and Matlab is a plus. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are expected.

LJI is an independent, non-profit research institute. LJI was 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.

Salary
La Jolla Institute pay scale, commensurate with experience.

To Apply
Provide CV, brief description of current research activities, and contact information for two references. Please enclose all documents within a single file attachment. To apply, please here.

About LJI
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 the La Jolla 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 (403b) retirement plan.

LJI provides Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) protection to all employees and applicants regardless of race, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, veteran status, sexual orientation, or pregnancy. This applies to all personnel practices, including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, educational assistance, and social and recreational programs.