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Postdoc Research Trainee

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Posting Information

Position Information

Position Title Postdoc Research Trainee
Vacancy ID PDS001792
Department Lineberger Compr Cancer Center - 426801
Position Type Postdoctoral Scholar

Posting Details

Salary Range Dependent on Experience/Qualifications
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
If part-time, hours per week
Proposed Start Date 09/18/2017
Estimated Duration of Appointment 12 Months
Posting Open Date 09/05/2017
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Work Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Summary

Applicant will perform bone marrow transplants on mice and evaluate the role of specific groups of B cells in the occurrence of chronic GVHD. Candidates will be expected to be able to perform 5-8 color flow cytometry, to characterize immune cells after transplantation by ELISA, IC cytokine staining, QPCR, and to use massive parallel sequencing to characterize adaptive immune receptors. Applicants should have a significant understanding of B cell development and be able to use animal models to generate chronic GVHD.

Educational Requirements

All applicants must have completed a MD, MD/PHD or PHD degree or have a degree equivalent.

Qualifications and Experience

Applicants must be well versed in cellular and molecular immunology. This includes significant experience performing flow cytometry, QPCR, Assays to measure cytokines and chemokines in various tissues and the ability to isolate and characterize specific immune populations in tissues after transplant. Additionally applicants should have an in depth knowledge of B cell development and function.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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Posting Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title V Brock
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Postdoctoral Affairs Contact Information

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. List of References

Supplemental Questions

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