Description : The Inflammation and Immunology Research Unit in Cambridge, Massachusetts is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to study the application of mRNA medicines to immune regulation and tolerance. The postdoctoral fellow will investigate novel ways to target mRNA-based expression of autoantigens in cells and tissues that promote immune tolerance. A primary goal is to characterize the nature of tolerance and enhance understanding of current concepts in tolerogenic vaccines, immune cell memory, suppression, exhaustion, anergy, and/or senescence.

Job TypeFull Time
Last Date For Apply24 July 2022


  • Ph.D. or equivalent degree in immunology, cell biology, pharmacology, bioengineering, chemistry, pharmaceutical sciences, or similar field
  • Proficiency in designing and performing cellular and molecular assays (flow cytometry, immunoassays, in vitro/ex vivo cell cultures, etc.), ideally of immune cell function
  • Interest and ability to learn new experimental methods relevant to research project goals
  • Self-motivated and open-minded to learn continuously; ability to think originally, creatively, proactively, and adaptively
  • Ability to work independently and with teams in a positive and respectful manner
  • Strong reasoning and problem-solving/analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills


  • Ability to work in a BSL-2 laboratory with appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) at all times
  • Animal (mouse) work
  • Work in a business office environment


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