Bettelli Lab Opportunities

Postdoctoral Fellowships are now available in Translational Research at Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason (BRI). Come join our team in Seattle, and learn to apply cutting edge cellular analyses combined with big data approaches to the cure of immune mediated diseases. Please send any inquiries about potential job openings to

What Will I Work On?

Potential projects in the Bettelli Lab may focus on:

  • The role of STAT-mediated signaling in experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis and multiple sclerosis.
  • The role of enhanced STAT1 signaling in autoimmunity, immunodeficiency and infection.
  • The development and functions of pathogenic Th17 and GM-CSF+ T cells.
  • The development and function of regulatory T cells in the central nervous system.
  • The control of effector and memory T cell responses by Treg.  
  • The role of DOCK8 in immune cells.

Who Will I Work With?

You will be working in the Bettelli Lab, which is located in the Immunology program at BRI. The Bettelli Lab also works closely with core facilities, including the Bioinformatics DepartmentClinical Core, and Cell and Tissue Analysis. BRI is a highly collaborative scientific environment. Therefore, there is potential collaborations with other laboratories in the institute and in other institutions. 

What Is BRI And Why Do I Want To Work There?

BRI is an internationally recognized medical research institute focused on finding cures for autoimmune and immune-mediated diseases. We stress excellence in advanced laboratory experimentation and carefully designed translational research programs. This offers our scientists the opportunity to directly impact the lives of people suffering from diseases including type 1 diabetesrheumatoid arthritismultiple sclerosisallergies and asthma.

Who Should Apply?

We are seeking enthusiastic, highly motivated yet team-oriented individuals with an aptitude for learning and a desire to improve human health. The individuals we are seeking will hold doctoral degrees in immunology or a related field. Expertise in T cell assay, animal models and Flow Cytometry analysis is necessary. 

Apply Today

If this description fits you, please consider joining our team of translational immunologists, and become trained in the application of translational immunology approaches to autoimmune and immune-mediated diseases. You can apply for currently listed positions by clicking the link below. Please send any inquiries about potential job openings to

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Benaroya Research Institute is an equal opportunity employer. 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.