Post Doc Fellow

Updated: 2 months ago

736000:SOM: Pathology: Admin

72170BR


Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION: Helps design and conduct research within a specified field while receiving advanced training from a designated Principal Investigator to enhance professional skills and research independence needed for pursuit of a career. The specific area of research in which the trainee is mentored is determined by the department and laboratory of the Postdoc. Designs and evaluates experiments. Develops new ideas that promote current research. Prepares and publishes scientific manuscripts under the direction of the Principal Investigator. May be responsible for operation of specific equipment. May teach techniques to others, train, and supervise research staff. Positions are temporary appointments as a research trainee. The initial appointment is for one year, renewal expected if progress is satisfactory and funds are available. Appointments cannot exceed five years.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., DDS etc) in an appropriate field. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator.


Operating Unit/Division

School Of Medicine


Preferred Qualifications

Preferred candidate will possess a Ph.D. or MD in immunology, molecular biology, virology or a related field. with less than three years of Postdoctoral experience. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated a solid record of scientific productivity and rigor. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required, as well as the ability to work independently and as part of a team.


Additional Job Details

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, research statement, and CV, as well as three professional references to: mdcoope@emory.edu


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