Recruitment Of Postdoctoral Scholar in Cancer Biology/Cancer Genomics University of Chicago

EMPLOYER Northwestern University
LOCATION Chicago, Illinois
SALARY Commensurate with experience
POSTED September 21, 2021
DISCIPLINE Life Sciences, Computational Biology, Genomics, Immunology
Position Type Full Time
Job Type Postdoc

Postdoctoral recruiting (experiential or computational) is available in murine and human innate immune interactions or precision medicine approach during the development of rheumatoid arthritis or systemic sclerosis. The laboratories of Drs. Harris Perlman and Deborah Winter are looking for an MD/Ph.D., MD, or Ph.D. candidates with a strong background and expertise in one of the following areas:

  • Immunology (expertise in innate immunity)
  • Computational biology (strong quantitative background and interests in functional genomics including scRNAseq and scATAC seq analysis)

Specific projects will be discussed with potential applicants depending on their field of expertise and interests. Projects are centered around several main themes (not in a specific order): macrophage heterogeneity contribution to rheumatoid arthritis and systemic sclerosis: non-classical tissue monocyte control of rheumatoid arthritis.

Aging and rheumatoid arthritis. computational centered tools for the development and analysis of precision medicine approaches to predict therapeutic efficacy.

Recruiting for up to two-year appointments pending final approval by the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS). The applicant must have US Citizenship or Permanent Resident status at the time of appointment.

Applicants are encouraged to submit curriculum vitae, a brief description of research accomplishments, a list of publications, and the names of three references into a single document to Morgan Barrowman (

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