Job Title: Post Doctoral Fellow
Job Requisition ID: 26754BR
Division: School Of Medicine
Department: 733060:SOM: Medicine: Allergy/Immunol
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
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Helps design and conduct research within a specified field while receiving advanced training from a designated Principal Investigator to enhance professional skills and research independence needed for pursuit of a career. The specific area of research in which the trainee is mentored is determined by the department and laboratory of the Postdoc. Designs and evaluates experiments. Develops new ideas that promote current research. Prepares and publishes scientific manuscripts under the direction of the Principal Investigator. May be responsible for operation of specific equipment. May teach techniques to others, train, and supervise research staff. Positions are temporary appointments as a research trainee. The initial appointment is for one year, renewal expected if progress is satisfactory and funds are available. Appointments cannot exceed five years.
A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., DDS etc) in an appropriate field. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator.
DATE CREATED/MODIFIED/REVIEWED: 4/27/10 JB
Postdoctoral positions are available for qualified candidates with a strong interest and commitment to pursue research in Human Immunology with particular emphasis in Autoimmune and Infectious Diseases. Major areas of interest in the Center include the role of B cells in the pathogenesis and treatment of human autoimmune diseases; B cell memory in autoimmune diseases and HIV infection; identification and validation of biomarkers of human (auto)-immune responses. The Center has extensive expertise in diverse immunological approaches (including multidimensional flow cytometry, measurement of autoreactivity by multiple methods at the population and single cell levels), generation of monoclonal antibodies from single cells, evaluation of B cell repertoires using deep sequencing and the integrative analysis of complex data using computational approaches.
Qualified candidates will have an MD, PhD, MD/PhD or equivalent degree in Immunology or other relevant fields. Expressions of interest, curriculum vitae and names of three references should be sent to:
Iñaki Sanz, MD.
Director, Lowance Center for Human Immunology
Chief, Division of Rheumatology
Please send e-mail inquiries to: Ana.Maria.Galvez@Emory.edu
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This position involves:
Involve working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.