Post-Doc Research Associate

Updated: 24 days ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 07 Sep 2022

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Posting Details


Department Lineberger Compr Cancer Center - 426801
Posting Open Date 08/08/2022
Application Deadline 09/07/2022
Open Until Filled No
Position Type Postdoctoral Scholar
Position Title Post-Doc Research Associate
Vacancy ID PDS003558
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 Dependent on Education/Experience
Proposed Start Date
Estimated Duration of Appointment 12 Months

Position Information


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 primary responsibility of this Postdoc is to explore the use of genetic and protein editing tools to generate new reagents for the study of how innate immune receptors interact with their cognate ligands and delineate the interactomes of innate immune receptors Strong experience in molecular biology, biochemistry and immunology needed. Experience in in vivo animal experimentation and gene modification/deletio as well as protein biochemistry are desired.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Ph.D. in Microbiology-Immunology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or related field.
Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Seeking energetic and self-motivated molecular immunologist with skills in basic immunology, biochemistry and molecular biology.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
None
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Special Instructions
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Posting Contact Information


Department Contact Name and Title Nick McBride, HR Consultant
Department Contact Telephone or Email nick_mcbride@med.unc.edu
Postdoctoral Affairs Contact Information
If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Equal Employment Opportunity office at (919) 966-3576 or send an email to equalopportunity@unc.edu. 
 
Please note: The Equal Employment Opportunity office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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