Post-Doc Research Associate

Updated: 5 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 29 Sep 2022

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Posting Details

Department Medicine-Hematology - 411490
Posting Open Date 08/31/2022
Application Deadline 09/29/2022
Open Until Filled No
Position Type Postdoctoral Scholar
Position Title Post-Doc Research Associate
Vacancy ID PDS003577
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Temporary
Hours per week 40
Work Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range $53,760-$58,712
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 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 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
A Postdoctoral Research Associate will work in research that focuses on mechanisms of the crosstalk between coagulation and inflammation in mouse models of hematologic, cardiovascular and neurodegenerative disease.
The Pawlinski lab is seeking a postdoctoral research associate to investigate mechanisms of clot formation, retraction and fibrinolysis, formation of cellular aggregates, and development of organ failure in a mouse models of sickle cell disease. This lab utilizes transgenic mouse models, surgical models of thrombosis, and in vivo imaging in combination with novel pharmacologic and genetic methodologies.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
PhD in Biology, Pathology, Pharmacology, Toxicology, Immunology or a related discipline.
Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Expertise in use of mouse models, including survival surgeries.
Experience with molecular biology skills (western blots, PCR, DNA extraction and purification, ELISAs) and immunohistochemistry.
Mammalian cell culture experience.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Previous experience in coagulation research.
In vivo imaging experience.
Flow cytometry/immunology experience is a plus.
A good track record of productivity based on published abstracts and/or peer-reviewed publications is expected.
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
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