Postdoctoral Fellow (Vijayanand Lab)

9420 Athena Cir, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA Req #178
Thursday, April 8, 2021

Job summary:

Professor Pandurangan Vijayanand’s laboratory at the La Jolla Institute for Immunology (LJI) in San Diego is seeking a number of highly motivated postdoctoral candidates for positions in immunology, genomics and computational biology. The Vijayanand lab employs genomic tools, genetics and computational approaches to understand the immunological basis of human diseases.


Please review the following papers, and respond with your interest and CV to Research and Administrative Assistant Claire Roney ( IN ADDITION TO completing the online application.


Publications to Review

  1. Kusnadi A, et al. Severely ill COVID-19 patients display impaired exhaustion features in SARS-CoV-2-reactive CD8+ T cells. Sci Immunol. 2021. PMID: 33478949.
  2. Meckiff BJ, et al. Imbalance of Regulatory and Cytotoxic SARS-CoV-2-Reactive CD4+ T Cells in COVID-19. Cell. 2020. PMID: 33096020.
  3. Chandra V, et al. Promoter-interacting expression quantitative trait loci are enriched for functional genetic variants. Nat Genet. 2021 PMID: 33349701.
  4. Seumois G, et al. Single-cell transcriptomic analysis of allergen-specific T cells in allergy and asthma. Sci Immunol. 2020. PMID: 32532832.
  5. Clarke J, et al. Single-cell transcriptomic analysis of tissue-resident memory T cells in human lung cancer. J Exp Med. 2019. PMID:31227543.
  6. Benjamin J. Schmiedel, et al. Impact of genetic polymorphisms on human immune cell gene expression. Cell. 2018 PMID: 30449622


About LJI
In 2017, LJI is ranked as one of the best places to work in San Diego by the San Diego Business Journal. The Institute hosts 20 world-renowned faculty and over 200 postdoctoral researchers hailing from 37+ different countries. 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 all that the 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 retirement plan (403B).


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  • 9420 Athena Cir, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA