Postdoctoral Research Associate in Immunological Methods - Jin Lab

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Location: Chicago, ILLINOIS

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Immunological Methods - Jin Lab

Hiring Department: Physiology and Biophysics

Location:  Chicago, IL USA

Requisition ID: 1026052

Posting Close Date: 9/12/2024

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Postdoctoral Research Associate in Immunological Methods - Jin Lab

A Postdoctoral Research Associate position is available in the laboratory of Dr. JP Jin in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Research in the lab focuses on protein structure-function relationships and protein and peptide engineering for biomedical applications. A broad range of experiments and methodology are applied. The new recruit will have the opportunity to lead a project focusing on immunological methods with a unique potential to develop a productive career.

The candidates should have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in a related field. Candidates with the following qualifications are encouraged to apply: 1) strong self-motivation, 2) strong record of first author previous publications in immunology and inflammatory responses, 3) plan, organize and meet deadlines, 4) good communication skills (writing and oral) and ability to collaborate with others, 5) immunological methods experiences.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Principal Investigator, other researchers, and key personnel to meet research objectives
  • Collect, analyze, and interpret data
  • Perform Laboratory experiments
  • Maintain lab notebook with recorded data
  • Publish original scientific research in peer-review journals
  • Present research findings at national/international scientific conferences
  • Supervise research students in technical and methodological aspects
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.
  • Qualifications:

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Must have a PhD/Doctorate Degree in biochemistry, immunology, biomedical engineering, or other related biomedical science fields.
    • Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated expertise in immunization and vaccine research.

    To apply, please send your

    cover letter, CV, and the contact information for three references

    to [email protected] before September 12th, 2024

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