Postdoctoral Position in Human Viral Immunology

9420 Athena Cir, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA Req #136
Monday, August 17, 2020

A position is available at the La Jolla Institute for Immunology (LJI) in the research group of Dr. Catherine Hedrick to perform research on the role of myeloid cell subsets in the immunology of novel viruses. Projects will include in vitro and in vivo approaches and use of both mouse models and human samples. 


The successful candidate should have a PhD or MD/PhD. Experience in working with myeloid cells, flow cytometry, mouse models, and/or viral samples is expected. Knowledge of R is a plus. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are expected.


LJI is an independent, non-profit research institute. LJI was recently ranked in the world’s top 5 immunology research institutes and was ranked #1 in a survey of postdoctoral fellows as ‘best places to work’ by The Scientist magazine.


La Jolla Institute pay scale, commensurate with experience.


To Apply

Provide CV, brief description of current research activities, and contact information for two references. Please enclose all documents within a single file attachment. To apply, please click here. 


About LJI

In 2017, and again in 2019, LJI was ranked as one of the best places to work in San Diego by the San Diego Business Journal. LJI is located in the Science Research Park on the campus of UC San Diego, with easy access to the San Diego life sciences community and the La Jolla area has to offer.


Full-time employment at LJI includes a competitive salary, medical/dental/vision benefits, paid vacation/sick leave, and contributions to a (403b) retirement plan.


LJI provides Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) protection to all employees and applicants regardless of race, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, veteran status, sexual orientation, or pregnancy. This applies to all personnel practices, including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, educational assistance, and social and recreational programs.


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  • Pay Type Salary
  • 9420 Athena Cir, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA