Postdoctoral Fellow - Neuroimmunology

West Virginia University

Morgantown, WV

ID: 7212183
Posted: January 30, 2024
Salary / Pay Rate: $56,484 - $68,604
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Dr. Edwin Wan’s lab at West Virginia University School of Medicine is recruiting a postdoctoral fellow who has keen interest to establish their research career in the field of neuroimmunology. Our research group aims to understand how the activation of immune system impacts the progression of neurological diseases, with current focuses on two directions: 1) elucidating the cytokine-mediated signaling pathways that promote neuroinflammation; 2) investigating the role of immune-glial cell interactions in brain recovery following ischemic stroke. We use genetically modified mouse strains, in vivo disease models, advanced imaging techniques, flow cytometry, next generation sequencing, and various cellular assays to address our scientific questions. The postdoctoral fellow will receive excellent training for the next stage of their career. To learn more about the team and our recent work, please visit the lab website:

Highly motivated Ph.D. graduates in Immunology, Neuroscience, or related area of research are welcome to apply. Ideal candidates should have experience in using animal models and primary cell culture for research, and expertise in advanced imaging techniques. If interest, please send 1) CV, 2) a Statement of Research Interest and Career Goal, and 3) contact information of two references to Dr. Edwin Wan at [email protected]

WVU is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer. Underrepresented class members are encouraged to apply. This includes: minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.

About Morgantown, West Virginia
The WVU Morgantown campus is in a town named “No. 1 Small City in America” by for its exceptional quality of life. Morgantown, population 30,855, was also rated the ninth-best college town in America by Business Insider and is within easy traveling distance of Washington, D.C., to the east, Pittsburgh, Pa., to the north, and Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio, to the northwest.