Postdoc Research Associate

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Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA

Posting Information

Position Information

Position Title Postdoc Research Associate
Vacancy ID PDS002396
Department Lineberger Compr Cancer Center - 426801
Position Type Postdoctoral Scholar

Posting Details

Salary Range $50,004
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
If part-time, hours per week
Proposed Start Date
Estimated Duration of Appointment 12 Months
Posting Open Date 05/07/2019
Posting Close Date 05/07/2020
Open Until Filled No
Work Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Summary

This position will employ a wide range of experimental systems and interdisciplinary approaches and provide broad training in 3 areas: a.) control of cell cycle and tumor suppression by the ubiquitin pathway, b.) tumor metabolism, and c.) epigenetic control during tumorigenesis and innate immunity with an emphasis on the regulation of DNA de/methylation. The incumbent will be employed to carry out advanced independent and/or directed research to achieve the objectives of the research project. The principal investigator will establish the professional objectives and performance standards for the incumbent and will make annual evaluations.

Educational Requirements

A PhD degree in the appropriate biomedical science or related field or discipline, or the recognized terminal degree, is required.

Qualifications and Experience

This position requires knowledge of the fields, processes and disciplines of cell biology and cancer metabolism. The position will involve organizing and implementing research plans, the development of methods of research, testing and data collection, analysis and evaluation, and writing reports containing descriptive, analytical and evaluative content. The duties require discretion and judgement in carrying out research activities within the predetermined research scope and methodology.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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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Posting Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Nick McBride, HR Consultant
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