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Postdoctoral Research Associate

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
North Chicago, IL 60064
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Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Location: North Chicago, IL, US

Position Summary

The Center for Cancer Cell Biology, Immunology and Infection at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science invites applications for a full-time Postdoctoral Research Associate position in the Laboratory of Dr. Joseph Reynolds. The Postdoctoral Research Associate will work on an NIH-funded project to investigate molecular mechanisms underlying autoimmune inflammation. The Postdoctoral Research Associate will specifically looking at the differentiation and function of inflammatory T cells.

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, a national leader in interprofessional medical and healthcare education, is a graduate-level health sciences university situated on an attractive 85-acre campus in North Chicago, Illinois, approximately 40 miles north of the city of Chicago and 50 miles south of Milwaukee. The University encourages applications from individuals belonging to groups underrepresented in their field and those that can add new and valuable perspectives to the academic environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Unsupervised planning and execution of experiments, data collection and analysis and help in the preparation of manuscripts and/or grants.
  • Perform in vitro and in vivo T cell assays.
  • Perform flow cytometry-based analysis.
  • Maintain mouse colonies related to this project.
  • Perform other related job duties as assigned or delegated.

Required Education and Experience
  • PhD in an immunology-related discipline.
  • A track record of scientific achievement as evidenced by peer-reviewed journal publications
  • Must be able to achieve a background check clearance

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Experience in mouse handling and models of disease
  • Proficiency in tissue processing
  • Experience with cell sorting and flow cytometry
  • Proficiency in immunoblot and ELISA-based assays.
  • Experience with NGS approaches
  • Excellent reading, writing and verbal communication skills.
  • The ability to multi-task, to manage time effectively, and to follow instructions and protocols.
  • Ability to collect and analyze data independently and as a team.
  • Demonstrated project management skills, including ability to set priorities and excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to work productively with diverse populations; show respect and sensitivity for cultural differences.

Typical Physical Demands & Working Conditions

Selected candidate must have the mental and physical capabilities to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.




Posted: 2020-09-28 Expires: 2020-10-29

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