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How to Apply

Interested individuals should send a cover letter, CV, and the names and contact information for 2-3 references to: Dr. Chang Kim (

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Job Summary

Postdoctoral research positions are available in the immunology laboratory of Chang H. Kim at the University of Michigan within the Department of Pathology and Mary H. Weiser Food Allergy Center. Successful candidates will become part of a highly productive and collaborative team of researchers in a modern, interconnected laboratory space. Within the group, there is a strong commitment to mentorship and an excellent track record of success for both academic and industrial career tracks.


PhD level research activities including literature search, critical thinking, designing and carrying out in vivo and molecular biology experiments and writing papers. Also, successful candidates will maintain research resources in the lab.

Opportunities exist for cutting-edge research projects in the areas:

  • Mucosal immunology and allergic responses
  • Development and migration of innate immune cells and lymphocytes
  • Roles of vitamin A and retinoic acid in regulation of the immune system
  • Roles of gut microbial metabolites in regulation of the immune system 

Required Qualifications*

Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in life science areas.
High productivity demonstrated in publication record (quality and quantity).
Strong commitment to Immunology research.
Proficiency in English and strong communication skills are necessary.

Desired Qualifications*

Preference will be given to individuals with expertise in immunology and/or microbiology. 
In vivo research experience with rodents and human tissues.
Experience with molecular biology techniques (e.g. ChIP and RNA-seq) are preferred.

Work Locations

Floor 4 AAT-BSRB

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.