Not Specified years
Posted 61 days ago
Req ID: 25199
Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time
The Hill Lab is soliciting applications for a postdoctoral fellow (postdoc) position. Candidates will have a terminal degree PhD, MD, DVM, etc. and will, under the direction/guidance of Dr. Hill (principal investigator), assume responsibility for a specific, on-going research project focused on the role of the innate immune-system in obesity. The position will involve the use of both mouse models and analysis of human samples, and the primary methodologies utilized will be flow cytometry and genomic/transcriptomic approaches. The position will serve to extend, refine, and enhance skills necessary for professional and career development, and enable the individual to broaden his/her scientific background by acquiring new research capabilities. It is expected that this individual will conduct independent scholarly research, and will contribute directly to the overall research goals of the project and the research group. Postdocs will be expected to participate in project planning, recording and interpretation/evaluation of data, and communication of results. Postdocs will also be expected to acquire technical, lab management, and manuscript/grant writing skills; and participate in seminars, lectures, poster sessions and presentations at national meetings. Postdoctoral fellows also may be required to train and supervise junior lab members, develop new methods and protocols for research, and assist with the development of other research projects in the lab.
Required Education and Experience
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