Job Opening:

August 16th, 2021

Postdoctoral Fellow Position to Study Autoimmunity and Anti-Cancer Immunity

UCLA Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics; David Geffen School of Medicine


We are currently seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to work in the laboratory of Dr. Maureen Su. The incumbent will focus on understanding the immune response during autoimmunity and anti-cancer immunity using animal models and human samples. The candidate should be able to work in a highly collaborative research environment and have excellent oral and written communication.

A strong background in immunology and mouse models is preferred, however outstanding applicants in cell and cancer biology or a closely related field will be considered. Preferences will be given to candidates that have obtained their terminal degree within the last 3 years.


Interested candidates should forward a short cover letter and CV describing their scientific interests, research experience and list of 3 references by email to:

Maureen Su, MD

Professor, Associate Director UCLA/Caltech MSTP

Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics

Department of Pediatrics

University of California, Los Angeles





Job Opening:

August 3, 2021

Postdoctoral Researcher – Immunometabolism

UCLA Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics; David Geffen School of Medicine

Position Availability:


Position Description:

A new immuno-metabolism laboratory at the UCLA Department of Microbiology Immunology and Molecular Genetics, David Geffen School of Medicine is looking to hire an energetic and highly-motivated Postdoctoral Researcher. The chosen candidate will focus on characterizing how immune cells change during aging and will work with both mouse and human samples. The candidate should be familiar with studying mechanisms of metabolism, immunology, molecular and biochemical pathways, and also have experience handling and working with mice. Experience studying aging is desired but not required.


-Ph.D., DVM, MD/Ph.D. in biology, immunology, or metabolism/biochemistry.

-Strong research experience and history of productivity studying immune cells, metabolism, and working with mice and human samples.

-Ability to work independently and in collaboration with others.

-Experienced in communicating science effectively orally and in writing.

-Self-motivated and experienced in leading and developing a scientific research project.


Please email Dr. Covarrubias your CV, three reference contacts, and a brief statement describing your research interest:

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