Senior Postdoctoral Researcher on the Role of Virus-Specific Tissue-Resident T-cells

The Department of Viroscience at Erasmus MC calls for applications for a 2-year senior postdoctoral researcher position on the Role of Virus-Specific Tissue-Resident T-cells.

The position involves studying the role of virus-specific tissue-resident T-cells (Trm) involved in the control vs. pathogenesis of herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) infections in humans. The project will include a detailed analysis of the phenotype, antigen specificity, and spatial orientation of HSV-1 reactive CD4 and CD8 Trm cells in trigeminal ganglia (immune control) and corneas (immunepathogenesis) of latently HSV-1-infected individuals.

Erasmus MC is an internationally leading academic hospital in Rotterdam. They are recognized as a world-class scientific research organization aiming to improve our understanding of diseases and disorders and help to predict, treat and prevent them.

Duration: 2-year fixed term contract

Salary

The position of Senior Postdoctoral Researcher on the Role of Virus-Specific Tissue-Resident T-cells offers a gross monthly salary of a maximum of € 5.483 per month on a full-time basis including other fringe benefits.

Job Requirements

The position of Senior Postdoctoral Researcher on the Role of Virus-Specific Tissue-Resident T-cells, applicants seek applicants with the following criteria:

  • Have a PhD degree in Immunology.
  • Are a highly-motivated scientist with strong quantitative research, organization, and communication skills.
  • Have a strong track record of research accomplishments in T-cell immunology, molecular biology, and potentially scRNAseq.
  • Are able to work well both independently and within a team, at national and international levels. And
  • Have an excellent command of the English language, both oral and written.

Application Process

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Application Deadline: June 30, 2022.

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