Post-Doc Research Associate-DeParis lab

Updated: 10 days ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
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Department Microbiology and Immunology - 422501
Posting Open Date 06/07/2022
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
Position Type Postdoctoral Scholar
Position Title Post-Doc Research Associate-DeParis lab
Vacancy ID PDS003484
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Temporary
Hours per week 40
FTE 1
Work Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range
Proposed Start Date 08/01/2022
Estimated Duration of Appointment 12 Months

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Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The UNC School of Medicine has a rich tradition of excellence and care. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of North Carolinians, and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. We strive to promote faculty, staff, and learner development in a diverse, respectful environment where our colleagues demonstrate professionalism, enhance learning, and create personal and professional sustainability. We optimize our partnership with the UNC Health System through close collaboration and commitment to service.
OUR VISION
Our vision is to be the nation’s leading public school of medicine. We are ranked 2nd in primary care education among all US schools of medicine and 5th among public peers in NIH research funding. Our Allied Health Department is home to five top-ranked divisions, and we are home to 18 top-ranked clinical and basic science departments in NIH research funding.
OUR MISSION
Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research.
Patient Care: We will promote health and provide superb clinical care while maintaining our strong tradition of reaching underserved populations and reducing health disparities across North Carolina and beyond.
Education: We will prepare tomorrow’s health care professionals and biomedical researchers by facilitating learning within innovative curricula and team-oriented interprofessional education. We will cultivate outstanding teaching and research faculty, and we will recruit outstanding students and trainees from highly diverse backgrounds to create a socially responsible, highly skilled workforce.
Research: We will develop and support a rich array of outstanding health sciences research programs, centers, and resources. We will provide infrastructure and opportunities for collaboration among disciplines throughout and beyond our University to support outstanding research. We will foster programs in the areas of basic, translational, mechanistic, and population research.
Position Summary
The De Paris Laboratory in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology is seeking two motivated Postdoctoral Fellows with interest in HIV pathogenesis and vaccine studies and in infant immune development. We are pursuing preclinical studies in nonhuman primate models and are conducting studies with human patient samples.
Our group is highly collaborative, and the candidates could leverage the career and training opportunities that are offered by UNC.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Candidates should have a PhD and/or MD degree in a science field of study.
Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Candidates should have a PhD and/or MD degree in a science field of study.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
The successful candidates should have knowledge of HIV virology and immunology, with at least one peer-reviewed publication in this area. We are especially interested in candidates that have experience in single cell analysis tools (RNA-Seq, multiparameter flow cytometry), bioinformatics analysis tools, and/ or in tissue analysis. We look for individuals who can independently design and analyze experiments and who value teamwork. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.
0-4 years of Postdoctoral experience
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
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Posting Contact Information


Department Contact Name and Title Kristina De Paris, Professor
Department Contact Telephone or Email kristina_abel@med.unc.edu
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