Postdoctoral Opportunities

  • Postdoctoral Position in Antibody Discovery Technologies

    The Georgiev Laboratory and the Program in Computational Microbiology and Immunology has an opening for a postdoctoral position in the area of antibody discovery. We are looking for creative individuals who have a keen interest in the development of innovative technologies for antibody discovery and their application to diverse areas of biomedical significance, including infectious diseases, cancer, and autoimmunity. A strong background in relevant research areas, such as microfluidics, single-cell sequencing, B cell immunology, protein production, structural biology, and/or bioinformatics will be a plus. This position will offer an outstanding opportunity to build a unique skillset at the interface of immunology and computational science, with an emphasis on efforts that have a high potential for ground-breaking discoveries for therapeutic, vaccine, and platform technology development.

    Exceptional candidates who are interested in joining our fast-paced collaborative environment should send a cover letter and a current CV to Ivelin Georgiev.

    Ivelin S. Georgiev, Ph.D.

    Director - Vanderbilt Program in Computational Microbiology and Immunology
    Associate Director - Vanderbilt Institute for Infection, Immunology and Inflammation
    Associate Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
    Associate Professor of Computer Science
    Vanderbilt Vaccine Center

    -Vanderbilt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer-


  • Study Immunology Using Patient Samples and Mouse Models of Asthma

    The laboratory of Dr. Dawn C. Newcomb seeks applications for a post-doctoral position with a desire to study immunology using patient samples and mouse models of asthma at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. The Newcomb lab is a dynamic, extramurally-funded laboratory within the Center for Lung Research a wide range of projects and great career training opportunities for post-docs.

    Required Qualifications:

    • Ph.D.
    • Experience with tissue culture techniques and/or animal models
    • Strong research, analytical, critical thinking, and writing skills.
    • Proactive and flexible demeanor with ability to effectively work in a team environment.
    • Ability to handle confidential patient information in a HIPPA-compliant manner
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with demonstrated ability to develop meaningful collaborations

    Please submit Inquiries to Dawn Newcomb and include “Post-doctoral Research Fellow Position” in the subject line.

    Dawn C. Newcomb, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor of Medicine
    ​Assistant Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology

    -Vanderbilt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer-