Post Doctoral Research Fellow-Biomedical Sciences, Position #00027605

Dickinson State University Dickinson , ND 58602

Posted 2 months ago

Post Doctoral Research Fellow-Biomedical Sciences, Position #00027605

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Position # 00027605

A post-doctoral position at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Grand Forks, ND, is available immediately to study the role of the pathogenic innate immune response to influenza and respiratory bacteria. Using viral-bacterial co-infection models and state-of-the-art cellular immunology and molecular methods, the post-doc will determine the role of type17 immune cell subsets (innate lymphoid cells, NK cells, and Th17) in respiratory inflammation and co-infection disease pathogenesis.

This position foresees the extensive use of multicolor flow cytometry. The applicants with no or limited experience with flow cytometry are not encouraged to apply.

Compensation and Appointment:

Position: Post Doctoral Research Fellow

Renumeration/Salary: $42,000 - $48,000/year; commensurate with qualifications

Benefits: Includes single or family health care coverage (premiums paid for by the university), basic life insurance, EAP, retirement plan, tuition waiver. Optional benefits available: supplemental life, dental, vision, long term care insurance, flexible spending account, supplemental retirement plans.

Twelve (12) month, non-tenure track, special appointment with University of North Dakota (UND) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), Department of Biomedical Sciences.

Job Summary and Responsibilities:

The post-doc will design and carry out the experiments related to immunology. The post-doc will perform the data analysis, write research papers of her/his findings and present the work in national level meetings. Additionally, the post-doc will supervise the students and junior lab members.

Minimum Requirements:

  • The qualified applicant must possess a Ph.D. and/or MD with 0-3 years of post-doctoral experience.

  • Applicants must have demonstrable research experience in immunology and at least one or more of the following areas: virology, mouse infection models, cell culture, and molecular biology.

  • The applicant must have published at least one paper in an immunology journal.

  • 2-4 years of experience with flow cytometry, virology and cell culture.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the US and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Preferred Requirements:

  • 3-4 years of experience working with mouse infection models.

  • At least one paper published as first author in an immunology journal.

Applicants MUST submit the following with their applications: (1) a full Curriculum Vitae that includes education or other academic appointments, complete publication record and research skills listed in detail, (2) the contact information of three references, (3) a PDF copy of the most representative publication of the applicant's previous research, and (4) a statement of research interest.

Review of applications will begin on 4/28/2020. Position is open until filled.

To find out why living and working in Greater Grand Forks is way cooler, check out www.GrandForksisCooler.com

The University of North Dakota is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or other protected characteristic.

Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants are invited to provide information regarding their gender, race and/or ethnicity, veteran's status and disability status as part of the application process. This information will remain confidential and separate from your application.

This position is subject to a criminal history record check.

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the University of North Dakota publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. The report includes the university's policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, as well as three years' of crime statistics for our campus.

As a prospective employee, you are entitled to a copy of this report. The report and statistical data can be found online at UND.edu. You may also request a paper copy of the report from the UND Police Department located at 3851 Campus Road, Grand Forks, ND, 58202.

North Dakota veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability (less than one year old) from the Veterans' Administration.



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Post Doctoral Research Fellow-Biomedical Sciences, Position #00027605

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