Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason (BRI) is an internationally-recognized non-profit medical research institute affiliated with the Virginia Mason Health System. BRI works to advance the science that will predict, prevent, reverse and cure diseases of the immune system, to achieve its vision of a healthy immune system for every individual. Our scientific approach is to discover, translate, integrate and intervene – accelerating translation of today’s lab discoveries into tomorrow’s clinical interventions. The institute’s core values of persistent inquiry; innovation and agility; collaboration; and integrity and respect are foundational to our work.
A leader of collaborative initiatives such as the Immune Tolerance Network and Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet, BRI frequently partners with global research institutes, pharmaceutical and biotech companies to translate discoveries into clinical therapies.
The Cerosaletti lab is engaged in translational research to identify key mechanisms in the development of autoimmunity and allergy. Current projects in the lab are investigating autoreactive T cells in type 1 diabetes.
We are looking for a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to conduct research focused on autoreactive T cells in type 1 diabetes, exploring stem cell memory properties using RNA-sequencing, functional analyses, and genetic/epigenetic analyses.
- A PhD or MD is required
- Experience in immunology is required; cellular immunology and flow cytometry expertise is desirable
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Collaborative; performs as team member, has good interpersonal skills, and is enthusiastic
- Strong analytical and organizational skills with excellent attention to detail
- Ability to work independently and effectively, driving research project
- Proven track record of problem-solving
- Publication in peer-reviewed journals
Visit https://careers-benaroyaresearch.icims.com/jobs/1690/postdoctoral-research-associate/job to apply for this position.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.