Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Raghavan Lab

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How to Apply

To apply, please review recent Raghavan lab publications, and send a CV, statement of future research and career goals to Dr. Malini Raghavan ([email protected]).


Applications are invited for a post-doctoral fellow position in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, in the laboratory of Dr. Malini Raghavan, to study the biology of human leukocyte antigen class I (HLA-I) antigen presentation pathways, with a focus on non-canonical pathways of antigen acquisition and immunopeptidome analyses. Please see for recent related publications. 

The Raghavan laboratory, the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, the Medical School, and the University of Michigan combine to offer outstanding training opportunities for scientific and career development ( The University of Michigan is committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in all academic and research programs.

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What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings

Benefits for Postdoctoral Research Fellows

Required Qualifications*

Highly motivated biological scientists with a strong publication record and a recent PhD degree are encouraged to apply. Applicants with a strong background in any area of immunology will be considered.


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