Postdoctoral Fellowship in Synthetic Immunology

Johns Hopkins Medical Institute
Job Location
Baltimore, MD 21205
Commensurate or better than NIH standards depending on experience
Job Description

Come work at the exciting interface of synthetic biology and high throughput immunology!

The Larman laboratory develops and deploys new technologies to study the human immune system. Much of our work utilizes 'next generation' DNA sequencing to enable novel, massively parallel molecular assays. Examples of these technologies include:

  • phage display of synthetic peptidome libraries for comprehensive, quantitative profiling of antibodies;
  • ribosome display of ORFeome libraries for antigen discovery, protein-protein interaction studies, and drug target identification;
  • ultrasensitive, multiplex RNA quantification techniques to monitor gene expression and infectious microbes;
  • pooled genetic screening to elucidate immune cell function and identify new therapeutic targets.

The laboratory uses these and other massively parallel approaches to identify new opportunities for monitoring and manipulating immune responses.


The lab is currently seeking applicants for a postdoctoral fellowship in synthetic immunology. Applicants should be highly motivated and independent. Expertise with basic molecular biology, flow cytometry, and cell culture techniques is required. Experience performing bioinformatic analyses is preferred but not required. 

How to Apply

To apply, please provide a cover letter, CV and contact information for three references to hlarman1+AT+jhmi+DOT+edu

About Our Organization

Johns Hopkins Medicine is an integrated global health enterprise and one of the leading health care systems in the United States. Diverse and inclusive, Johns Hopkins Medicine educates medical students, scientists, health care professionals and the public; conducts biomedical research; and provides patient-centered medicine to prevent, diagnose and treat human illness. The Larman Laboratory is situated within the Immunology Division of the Pathology Department at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, in Baltimore, Maryland.

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