Postdoctoral Research Associate - Dr. Gye Young Park Laboratory- Department of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep and Allergy

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Postdoctoral Research Associate – Dr. Gye Young Park Laboratory- Department of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep and Allergy
Posted on March 10, 2023
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Location:  Chicago, IL USA

Requisition ID: 1017663

Posting Close Date: March 31, 2023


The Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep, and Allergy is looking for a highly motivated Postdoctoral Research Associate who will study immunologic mechanisms in the setting of asthma and lung cancer, focusing on innate immune cells such as dendritic cells and tissue-resident macrophages. Our current research investigates the roles of conventional DC2 in asthma and tumor-associated macrophages in lung cancer, as we published previously (PMID: 36790376, 30054206). The research fellow is expected to utilize various techniques including, but not limited to, flow cytometry, in-vivo mouse disease model, and next-generation sequencing.

The following are prerequisites:


  • Previous experience in flow cytometry (Required)
  • Previous experience in mouse disease models (Required)
  • Minimum of two first-author papers in international peer-reviewed journals
  • English knowledge in communication and manuscript preparation

    The PI will help the applicant develop his/her career by providing an interactive and exciting research environment and encouraging the preparation of research papers, applications for fellowships, and participation at international meetings.

    Candidates must have a Ph.D. in immunology or cell biology or an equivalent degree in related fields. To apply, please send your cover letter, CV, and contact information for three references to Dr. Gye Young Park and apply via

    Dr. Gye Young Park

    Professor of Medicine

    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep and Allergy

    Department of Medicine

    University of Illinois at Chicago


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