The Liver Transplant Immunology laboratory within USC Keck school of Medicine, Departments of Surgery and Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, is searching for a highly motivated and collaborative individual capable of independent reasoning and excited about learning new technologies. The candidate should have expertise in working with computational biology platforms, including R, Python, and Cellprofiler. Candidates with experience working with single cell RNASeq, CyTOF, and multi color flow cytometry datasets/techniques are highly desirable. The successful candidate will participate in number of exciting translational research projects in the areas of transplant rejection, innate and adaptive immune responses, and immunologic tolerance. We collaborate with a larger network of investigators in the fields of computational biology, systems biology, clinical medicine/surgery, informatics, and immunology. We have funding from the National Cancer Institute, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, American Society of Transplant Surgeons, One Legacy Foundation, and Gilead Research Foundation. This is a grant-funded position.
The priority is given to recent graduate applicants with PhD or applicants that are expected to graduate from an Immunology, Computational Biology, or related PhD program. Applicants should have at least one or two first author immunology or computational biology related published articles.
The laboratory is located in the Norris Topping Tower, Keck School of Medicine with full time access to excellent facilities in the department and university. The lab is equipped with state-of-the-art research facilities and equipment including latest flow cytometry analyzer, sorters, confocal microscopy and bioinformatics. Both USCâs primary campuses are in the heart of Los Angeles, with easy access to the downtown. On the campus, you will find vibrant academic, athletic and artistic culture that involves students, post-doctoral fellows, staff and faculty from across the university. Â Â Â
Minimum Education: Recent graduate applicants with PhD or applicants that are expected to graduate from an Immunology or Computational Biology PhD program.Minimum Field of Expertise: One or Two first author immunology or computational biology related published articles.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.