The laboratory of Dr. H.-Christian von Büdingen, MD at UCSF is looking to hire a postdoctoral fellow to study B cells in multiple sclerosis (MS). We are interested in the composition and dynamics of immune repertoires to understand disease-associated characteristics that could be exploited as biomarkers or therapeutic targets. The postdoctoral fellow will participate in research projects involving in vitro stimulation assays of B cells, B cell phenotying, and next-generation sequencing technology to identify and characterize disease-relevant B cells in MS patients.
The ideal candidate for this position is a hardworking, talented and highly motivated MD/PhD, MD, or PhD with a sincere interest in making an impact in MS research, a good level of independence and a background in human immunology. Willingness and interest in working exclusively with human samples is expected. Clinical training opportunities (10% time) in our MS Outpatient Clinic may be discussed with neurologist/scientists eligible for CA board certification.
The candidate is expected to be a true team player and to possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. Candidates should send an updated CV, complete contact information for three references, a cover letter describing past research experience, career goals and potential future research interests, and current visa status.
Please contact the Principal Investigator by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) to apply for this position or with any questions.