Postdoctoral Fellow (Ley Lab)

9420 Athena Cir, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA Req #190
Friday, May 7, 2021

Job Summary

Professor Klaus Ley at La Jolla Institute for Immunology is recruiting a postdoc for the Center of Autoimmunity and Inflammation. The successful candidate will become a member of an experienced, dynamic and capable team with a focus on atherosclerosis research. Molecular biology expertise including construction and validation of fusion proteins, structure-function studies and transgenic, knockout and knockin mice preferred. For an example of our recent work, see1.

 

1.        Wen L, Marki A, Roy P, McArdle S, Sun H, Fan Z, Gingras AR, Ginsberg MH and Ley K. Kindlin-3 recruitment to the plasma membrane precedes high-affinity beta2-integrin and neutrophil arrest from rolling. Blood. 2021;137:29-38.

 

About LJI

In 2017 and in 2019, LJI was ranked as one of the best places to work in San Diego by the San Diego Business Journal. 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 the La Jolla area has to offer.

 

With over 20 different countries represented, diversity is respected and celebrated at LJI. We are committed to ensuring a safe and compassionate environment that is equal, just, and fair. Science and discovery benefit from a diversity of talents, a diversity of approaches, and a diversity of perspectives. The La Jolla Institute’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiative is designed to help us identify areas at the Institute that need improvement so we can together create an environment that is inclusive, provides equal opportunities, and opens doors that propel our research for human health.

 

Full-time employment at LJI includes a competitive salary, medical/dental/vision benefits, paid vacation/sick leave, and contributions to a (403b) retirement plan. 


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With over 20 different countries represented, diversity is respected and celebrated at LJI. We are committed to ensuring a safe and compassionate environment that is equal, just, and fair. Science and discovery benefit from a diversity of talents, a diversity of approaches, and a diversity of perspectives. The La Jolla Institute’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiative is designed to help us identify areas at the Institute that need improvement so we can together create an environment that is inclusive, provides equal opportunities, and opens doors that propel our research for human health. 

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