Allergy and Infectious Diseases – Senior Fellow (AA15061)


Position Overview


Organization: School of Medicine, Medicine

Title : Senior Fellow

Search Number : AA15061


Position Details


Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine
Senior Fellow (job class code 0445), Viral Immunology
100% FTE, annual 12-month appointment

The DAID Koelle Lab at the University of Washington has an immediate opening at the postdoctoral level to join our 7-member team. Newly funded projects include T-cell immune monitoring for a human vaccine clinical trial, investigation of skin-resident memory human T-cells specific for a cutaneous pathogen including before/after vaccine specimens, and investigation of the role of herpesvirus-specific immunity in severe cutaneous drug reactions. The lab focuses on adaptive T-cell responses to viral infections using a suite of modern molecular immunology tools. Recently, our historical focus on antigen/epitope discovery and prioritization has expanded into recombinant TCR expression. The Senior Fellow will have ample opportunities for networking with small to large commercial partners as well as NGO and academic collaborators in the area of vaccinology/immunology. Participation in animal model work is available if interested. The successful candidate will have experience in cellular immunology and excellent communications and team skills. Additionally, experience in molecular biology and bioinformatics experience would be beneficial. Ph.D. and/or M.D. required.

University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Applicants should send a CV, a description of research and career interests as well as references to:

David Koelle, MD at DKoelle@medicine.washington.edu or:

750 Republican St
UW Mailbox 358061
Seattle WA 98109