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Postdoctoral Fellow in Allergy and Immunology

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Mass General Physicians Organization(MGPO)

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Boston, Massachusetts

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Mon, 08 Mar 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Employer Name: SpiderID: Location: Boston, Massachusetts Date Posted: 2/4/2021 Wage: Negotiable Category: Law Enforcement/Security/Safety Job Code: -1492 Job Description: The Patil laboratory in the Center for Immunology and Inflammatory Diseases (CIID) at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to study allergen-specific B cells in the development and treatment of allergic diseases. Our lab established the first B cell multimer-based enrichment for allergen-specific B cells to study Ara h 2 specific B cells in peanut oral immunotherapy. We are seeking a PhD, MD/PhD, or MD scientist with a background in molecular biology with an interest in bioinformatics to lead follow-up studies in cohorts of food allergy, including peanut oral immunotherapy, but also eosinophilic esophagitis. In order to understand the role of allergen-specific B cells in the development of food allergies and treatment, we propose to utilize these cutting-edge technologies, unifying allergen-specific B cell studies with transcriptomics, proteomics, and functional assays to discover novel therapies for food allergy. Qualifications The ideal candidate has a strong background and experimental expertise in cellular and molecular immunology, including genomics approaches. Both national and international candidates are encouraged to apply, but a documented track record of significant prior scientific achievement in the field of immunology or closely related disciplines is encouraged. Applicants should submit 1. a cover letter describing their previous scientific accomplishments and interests and career goals, 2. their C.V. and 3. contact information for three references via e-mail: Sarita U. Patil, MD Instructor, Harvard Medical School Principal Investigator, Center for Immunology and Inflammatory Diseases Principal Investigator, Food Allergy Center, Massachusetts General Hospital for Children Divison of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, Massachusetts General Hospital EEO Statement Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged. Partner’s Healthcare is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Job Criteria: Start Date: Position Type: Full-Time Permanent Years of Experience Required: Education Required: Overnight Travel: Vacation Time: Contact Information: Contact Name: Partner’s Healthcare Company Type: Company: Mass General Physicians Organization(MGPO) City: State: Zip: