Applications are invited for the position of Research Associate in the Department of Basic and Translational Sciences, School of Dental Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. The project, which is in the laboratory of Dr. George Hajishengallis, will investigate inflammatory mechanisms and resolution of periodontitis. The candidate may develop an independent but related project and seek external funding.
The successful applicant will have a Ph.D., 3-5 years postdoctoral training and experience in animal models of disease, cellular and molecular immunology, flow cytometry, bone biology, and periodontology.
Interested applicants should apply through the online system and include a CV, the names and addresses of 3 references and a cover letter.
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