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Opportunities for creative and motivated postdocs to participate in cutting-edge exciting research projects that investigate gut leukocyte trafficking during inflammatory diseases and mucosal wound repair. Our studies employ state-of-the-art immunology, molecular/cell biology, imaging, and multi-omics (proteomics, single-cell sequencing including spatial transcriptomics) approaches. Experimental approaches also utilize many genetically modified mice, stem cell derived organoids and human tissues.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.


Successful candidates will be expected to design and execute experiments in a highly collaborative research group, publish results in peer-reviewed journals and participate in preparation and submission of research grant applications under the guidance of two principal investigators with expertise in mucosal immunology and epithelial biology and will become part of a well-funded, highly productive, and collaborative team of multi-national investigators in a modern and well-equipped laboratory space.  Within the group, there is a strong commitment to mentorship and an excellent record of success for both academic and industrial-career track-oriented individuals.

Required Qualifications*

Ph.D. or equivalent with excellent scientific writing, strong oral communication skills, highly motivated and organized.  Preference will be given to individuals with proficiency in innate and/or adaptive immune cell biology, flow cytometry, RNA seq, and mouse models of inflammation.

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. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Contact Information

For additional information please refer to our laboratory website at:

Postdoc salaries are in accordance with NIH guidelines.

Interested individuals should send resume and contact information of preferred references to Drs. Asma Nusrat and Charles Parkos, University of Michigan, E-mail:

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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