Post-doctoral Research Associate Immunology and Vaccine Development

Applications are invited for a Post-doctoral Research Associate position in Dr. Harm HogenEsch’s laboratory in the Department of Comparative Pathobiology at Purdue University. The research is aimed at developing and evaluating the effectiveness of novel TLR2 agonists as vaccine adjuvants using cell culture and mouse studies.

We provide:

  • Salary and health insurance benefits
  • An intellectually stimulating, diverse and supportive research environment
  • Opportunity to collaborate across disciplines

The successful candidate:

  • Has a Ph.D (for post-doc) or MS (for research scientist) in immunology or related field
  • Is self-motivated and a team player
  • Expertise with flow cytometry, ELISA, cell culture, and molecular biology techniques is preferred.

Interested individuals should submit the following documents, preferably as one pdf file, to Dr. Harm HogenEsch (hogenesc@purdue.edu):

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • The names and contact information of three references.

The Department of Comparative Pathobiology is located on the West Lafayette campus of Purdue University, which is home to more than 10,000 graduate students and post-docs. Purdue University is a public land grant university and a tier 1 research institution. West Lafayette is a thriving and diverse community with excellent schools, located one hour north of Indianapolis and two hours south of Chicago.

Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine values, nurtures, and respects all members of its community and ensures an environment of inclusive excellence where all students, faculty, and staff are inspired and empowered to achieve their full potential. In order to be better informed about issues of climate, diversity and inclusion, Purdue University and Purdue Veterinary Medicine provide the opportunity for all its faculty and staff to participate in various diversity-training activities.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


Post-doctoral Research Associate/Research Scientist in Vaccine Development

Applications are invited for a Post-doctoral Research Associate or Research Scientist position in Dr. Harm HogenEsch’s laboratory in the Department of Comparative Pathobiology at Purdue University. The research is aimed at developing a novel infertility vaccine (immunocontraceptive) for population control of wild animals. This research project is a collaboration with Dr. Raluca Ostafe, director of the Molecular Evolution, Protein Engineering, and Production (MEPEP) facility. The research will include expression of recombinant proteins, vaccine formulation, and assessment of the immune response and vaccine efficacy.

We provide:

  • Salary and health insurance benefits
  • An intellectually stimulating, diverse and supportive research environment
  • Opportunity to collaborate across disciplines

The successful candidate:

  • Has a Ph.D (for post-doc) or MS (for research scientist) in immunology or related field
  • Is self-motivated and a team player
  • Expertise with molecular biology techniques in particular protein expression is preferred.

Interested individuals should submit the following documents, preferably as one pdf file, to Dr. Harm HogenEsch (hogenesc@purdue.edu):

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • The names and contact information of three references.

The Department of Comparative Pathobiology is located on the West Lafayette campus of Purdue University, which is home to more than 10,000 graduate students and post-docs. Purdue University is a public land grant university and a tier 1 research institution. West Lafayette is a thriving and diverse community with excellent schools, located one hour north of Indianapolis and two hours south of Chicago.

Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine values, nurtures, and respects all members of its community and ensures an environment of inclusive excellence where all students, faculty, and staff are inspired and empowered to achieve their full potential. In order to be better informed about issues of climate, diversity and inclusion, Purdue University and Purdue Veterinary Medicine provide the opportunity for all its faculty and staff to participate in various diversity-training activities.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Contact Information

The HogenEsch Lab
725 Harrison Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907
USA
e-mail: hogenesc@purdue.edu
phone: 765-496-3487

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