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Post-doctoral Research Position

Position Summary

An NIH-funded postdoctoral position on environmental influences on immune stem and progenitor cells is available in the Department of Environmental Medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry. The lab focuses on discerning how environmental factors shape the development and function of the immune system. Research in this postdoctoral position will examine how a transcriptional regulator called the aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AHR) controls hematopoietic stem cell (HSC) proliferation, quiescence, and the generation of lineage committed progeny. Dedicated individuals with an inquiring mind and a background in immunology, stem cell biology, or biochemical toxicology are encouraged to apply. Experience with cellular and molecular biology, mouse genetics, imaging analyses, and/or epigenetics is preferred.

Required Qualifications

  • Successful candidates will have a PhD and strong track record of biomedical research accomplishments and promise, and a demonstrated ability to publish and present data
  • Excellent communication skills and fluency in written and spoken English
  • PhD (or PhD combined with MD or DVM)

Special Skills Desired

  • Prior hands-on experience in flow cytometry or imaging analyses, use of experimental animal models, and/or analyzing genome-wide datasets
  • Understanding of hematopoiesis and/or studying how micro-environmental cues influence stem and progenitor cells
  • Prior experience using JMP, R, or other statistical software

How To Apply

Send (1) a one page cover letter that briefly describes your research experience and your motivation to apply; (2) your current CV; and (3) names and contact information for three professional references to


Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled

The University of Rochester, an Equal Opportunity Employer, has a strong commitment to diversity and actively encourages applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in high education.