Postdoctoral Associate - Rheumatology & Immunology

Duke University   •  

Durham, NC

Industry: Education, Government & Non-Profit


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Posted 64 days ago

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We are seeking a highly motivated and talented individual to join our group studying immunometabolism in mouse model of human inflammatory diseases.

The ideal candidate should have a Ph.D. degree in Immunology or a closely related discipline with excellent communication skills, team-work spirit and problem solving capacity. Salary will be commensurate with experiences.

Skills required:

  • Sophisticated understanding of and expertise in isolation, characterization and in vitro culture of murine lymphocytes.
  • Sophisticated understanding of the methodologies, reagents, instrumentation and software used for flowcytometry (BD Aria and Flowjo).
  • Experiences with in vivo mouse work.
  • General molecular biology experiences involving gene cloning, transfection, retroviral transformation, RNA isolation, quantitative RT-PCR, etc.
  • Excellent attention to details, organization and record keeping.

Min Degree Requirements: Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate (e.g. Sc.D., M.D., D.V.M.). Should be used for post-doctoral fellows if the candidate has completed all of the requirements for a degree, but the degree has not been formally conferred; the candidate may present evidence of completion of the degree requirements, together with a statement documenting the date on which the degree is to be conferred.

Other Credential/Experiential Requirements: The incumbent must be a true post-doctoral fellow registered with the Post Doc Office and per the following requirements:

  • The term of this appointment is limited (5 years with a possible extension for an additional year)
  • The appointment involves substantially full-time research or scholarship, which may include teaching responsibilities.
  • The appointment is viewed as preparatory for a full time academic or research career.
  • The appointment is not part of a clinical research training program, unless research training under the supervision of a senior mentor is a primary purpose of the appointment.
  • The appointee works under the supervision of a scholar or a department at Duke University.
  • The appointee has the freedom, and is expected to publish the results of his or her research or scholarship during the period of the appointment.