Post Doctoral Fellow

Post Doctoral Fellow

Tulane University: Health Sciences: Tulane National Primate Research Center: Immunology


TNPRC, Covington, LA

Open Date

Mar 08, 2024


A post-doctoral position is immediately available in the Division of Immunology at the Tulane National Primate Research Center, affiliated with the School of Medicine at Tulane University. Candidates will Investigate the role of mucosal immune cells in chronic inflammation of HIV infection and aging using the nonhuman primate model.


REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: (Note:  Only the following two criteria—one education and one experience—will be used for screening qualified applicants.)


1.    Ph.D., D.V.M and/or M.D. in a biological science


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES TYPICALLY NEEDED TO PERFORM THIS JOB SUCCESSFULLY:  (Note: The following criteria will not be used in screening qualified applicants but may be considered in the final decision-selection process of candidates interviewed.)


1.  Prior experience in molecular biology, microscopy, cell culture, bacterial culture and immunological assays

2.  Strong communication skills both verbal and written

3.  Proficiency with common laboratory equipment and techniques required

4.  Knowledge of various software programs for both PC and Mac systems

5.  Organization and supervisory skills required


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  (Note: The following criteria will not be used in screening qualified applicants and may not be used in lieu of minimum qualifications stated above.)


1.   Prior experience with arthropod vectors

2.   Prior experience with rodent models of infection

3.   Grant-writing skills

Application Instructions

Candidates must apply in Interfolio and provide the following materials for submission:


    Cover Letter

    Contact Reference


Application review starts immediately and continues until the position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Tulane University is located in New Orleans - a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane University is committed to creating a community and culture that foster a sense of belonging for all. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We are intentionally seeking candidates who are committed to fostering equity, diversity, and inclusion in support of Tulane’s Strategy for Tomorrow.

Tulane University is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact the Office of Human Resources & Institutional Equity by phone at 504-865-4748 or email

Tulane University

No deadline
Location: United States of America, Covington, LA
Categories: Biological Engineering, Biology, Health Science, Immunology, PhD,


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