|Job Title||Postdoctoral Scholar|
|Vacancy Open to||All Candidates|
|Department||HSH BSOM Microbiology and Immuun|
|Advertising Department||MICROBIOLOGY & IMMUNOLOGY|
|Working Title||Postdoctoral Scholar|
|Number of Vacancies||1|
|Full Time Equivalent (FTE)||1.0|
|Full Time or Part Time||Full Time|
|Position Location (City)||Greenville|
|Position Type||Postdoctoral Scholars|
|Job Category||Postdoctoral Scholars|
|Primary Function of Organizational Unit||
The Department of Microbiology and Immunology is a distinguished research and teaching facility of East Carolina University School of Medicine consisting of approximately 50 people.
The postdoctoral scholar is responsible for independent and collaborative development, implementation, and analysis of scientific research in investigating the role of B cells in murine models of aortic aneurysms and diabetes. Responsibilities include management of all aspects of a project involving mouse breeding, minor murine surgery, isolation and digestion of murine tissues, phenotyping murine immune cells using multicolor flow cytometry, isolation and culture of primary immune cells, Western blotting, real-time RT-PCR, immunohistology, ELISA, ELISPOT assays, intracellular signaling, and cellular bioenergetics. The scholar is expected to perform hypothesis-driven research, learn new techniques, submit postdoctoral/career development grant applications, and assist PI in submitting extramural grant applications.
The candidate should hold a PhD in biochemistry, immunology, pharmacology, molecular biology, or a closely related field. Proficiency in standard molecular biology and mouse handing techniques are required. Proficiency in hypothesis-driven experimental design, data analysis, and record keeping are required. Interested candidates must be capable of working independently and have demonstrated excellence in both written and oral communication skills. English proficiency is required.
|License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation||
|Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education||
Preferred candidates will have a strong publication record including first authored publications in high quality peer-reviewed cardiovascular journals. Preferred candidates will have consistently presented their research at national scientific meetings. Candidates with experience in studying intracellular signaling, cellular bioenergetics, RNA sequencing, primary cell isolation and culture, multicolor flow cytometry, ELISA, ELISPOT, Western blotting, PCR, real-time RT-PCR, mouse breeding and minor surgery are preferred.
|License or Certification Required by the Department|
|Special Instructions to Applicant||
To be considered for this position, all applicants must apply through PeopleAdmin and attach their CV or resume, cover letter and names and contact information of 3 references. Appointments are typically for a one-year period. Five years (typically five appointments of one year) is typically the maximum total period that any individual may serve as a Scholar. The University, in its sole discretion has the option to renew or extend any appointment, subject to the availability of funds, past performance evaluations and/or any other lawful reasons. For other information on the ECU Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, please visit our website at: https://rede.ecu.edu/postdoctoral/
|Additional Instructions to Applicant||
In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.
|Job Open Date||08/22/2019|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Job Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date. If no closing date is indicated, the position may close at any time after the initial screening date.|
|Initial Screening Begins||08/29/2019|
|Rank Level||Not Applicable|
|Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting||http://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/31145|
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|Eligibility for Employment||
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. If highest degree earned is from an institution outside of the U.S. and its territories, final candidates are required to have their degree validated as equivalent to the degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.
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