Post-doctoral position open in the Ram Lab

POSITION: Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Department of Immunology, University of Washington

A post-doctoral research position is available in Dr. Ram Savan’s laboratory at the Department of Immunology, University of Washington ( The post-doctoral fellow will be co-mentored by John Hansen, Affiliate Associate Professor, Global Health, UW and Research Immunologist at the USGS Western Fisheries Research Center (

The post-doctoral fellow will investigate the effect of environmental contaminants on innate immunity in zebrafish. This project uses zebrafish and functional genomics to assess how the vertebrate innate immune response is altered during endocrine disruption in current and future generations

We are looking for highly motivated and enthusiastic individual who has a strong background in molecular biology, virology and/or immunology. This position is available immediately and open until filled. Essential Qualifications: A Ph.D. in the fields of immunology, virology or molecular biology. Applicants should have an excellent publication track record, with at least one first-author publication in a peer-reviewed journal.

The laboratory is located in the dynamic South Lake Union (SLU) area and the post-doc will have access to Western Fisheries Research Center. In addition to the University of Washington, we take advantage of the broader scientific community in Seattle, including the neighboring Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC), Virginia Mason’s Benaroya Research Institute, Seattle Children’s Research Institute, Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle BioMed, Zymogenetics, NovoNordisk, and Brain Research Institute.

Interested applicants should email their CV, one page description of research interests and three references in single PDF file to