Postdoctoral Research Associate

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Postdoctoral Research Associate

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The Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason (BRI) is a center of scientific excellence in research and therapy of autoimmune diseases, such as diabetes, multiple sclerosis and arthritis, and promotes clinical and interdisciplinary research, particularly in cancer, neuroscience, and heart disease. BRI is a non-profit organization celebrating its 56th year as Washington State’s oldest medical research institute with over 245 employees and a $40 million budget for 2012. BRI offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Position #: 12-17
Position: Postdoctoral Research Associate
Department: Kowdley Lab
Status: Full Time

Responsibilities and Qualifications: The candidate will be responsible for all aspects of a project to investigate the role of inflammation and innate immunity in liver disease using isolated primary rodent cells and human tissues including data analysis, presentation and manuscript preparation. The candidate will be expected to contribute substantially toward applying for new funding.

PhD required. Prior experience using rodent models of disease required. Experience in isolation of rodent primary cells preferred. Experience in immunohistochemistry required. Experience in FACS preferred. Competent in all standard molecular biology techniques such as cell culture, DNA, RNA, protein isolation, ELISAs, RT-PCR, and multiplex assays. Knowledge of inflammatory, lipid, glucose and insulin regulatory pathways preferred.

For application instructions please visit and quote reference number 12-17 in your cover letter.

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Benaroya Research Institute
1201 9th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101
United States

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