Staff Scientist

Employment Type
Regular Full-Time
Requisition number
Buckner Lab


The Buckner Lab studies the following autoimmune diseases: type 1 diabetes (T1D), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), multiple sclerosis (MS), systemic lupus erythematosus, and relapsing polychondritis. They have extensive experience in MHC class II tetramers, T cell cloning, T and B cell functional assays and phenotyping of human lymphocytes.



The Staff Scientist position will require the planning and performance of experiments related to human immunology requiring a broad set of molecular biology, biochemical and tissue culture skills, and the analysis of data, preparation and presentation of data for publication.


  • Requires a PhD or MD PhD or MD with relevant postdoctoral training in immunology or molecular biology
  • Minimum of three years of related postdoctoral training;
  • Provides guidance and instruction to research technicians, summer interns, students and volunteers;
  • Strong experience with multi-color flow cytometry;
  • Previous experience in Human T cell biology or knowledge in bioinformatics is a plus;
  • Additional expertise in other laboratory techniques related to molecular biology and biochemistry research will also be considered;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English with good organizational and analytical abilities and an interested in driving towards publications;
  • Capable of working independently on assigned projects as well as striving in a team-based organization;
  • The ability to work a flexible schedule is also desirable


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


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