Post-doctoral Fellow – Innate Lymphocytes & Influenza Pathogenesis
Posting Number: 000106
Position Type: Scientific
Department: Arthritis & Clinical Immunology – Alberola-Ila
Job Summary/Basic Function:
A post-doctoral position is available immediately in the Alberola-Ila lab to study NKT subset differentiation and function. We are studying the role of E protein activity in these processes with the goal of understanding the molecular mechanisms and signaling pathways that determine NKT subset differentiation, and the functional roles of NKT subsets in infection and autoimmunity.
Incumbents at this level plan, design and conduct research experiments; manage research projects; prepare reports and papers for publication, presentation and future research; contribute to grant writing and are encouraged to write applications for fellowships. Learn the complexities of research lab management and participate in various lab management responsibilities.
Ph.D. in a biological science, chemistry, physics or other relevant area, M.D., or equivalent.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of scientific theory and research; demonstrates skill in formulating and testing hypotheses; ability to conduct scientific research experiments; to analyze and summarize data and results; to write technical, scientific papers; to write grants and to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; to mentor students and guide/direct the work of less senior scientists; to manage a research lab with progressive competency and to demonstrate leadership in a research lab.
Minimum Degree Required:
Experience in mouse models and cellular immunology is desirable.
Regularly required to stand, use manual dexterity, talk or hear; Frequently required to walk and reach with hands and arms; occasionally sit; frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds; vision abilities include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Potential exposure to fumes, airborne particles, or rodent dander. May work with toxic, caustic chemicals, radioactive materials, liquid nitrogen, human tissue or blood. Potential risk of electrical shock. Occasional exposure to cold 4C, and/or extreme cold -80C from freezers. Noise level is usually moderate.
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