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Postdoctoral Research Associate, CMS

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & 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. Gustavo Martinez. The work focuses on understanding the transcriptional and epigenetic regulation of T cell biology, which has implications in the areas of infectious diseases, cancer and vaccination.

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

Candidates will develop skills in mouse model analysis, immune function assays, flow cytometry, biochemistry and molecular biology techniques, next generation sequencing. Candidate will also gain experience in writing and giving presentations. Duties will include cell culture, molecular biology and biochemistry, complex in vivo mouse work (viral infections and cancer), assays of immune function, training of undergraduate and graduate researchers, participation in department activities, presentations at the Center work-in-progress and any other assignments that the PI may request.

Required Education and Experience
  • PhD, MD/PhD in immunology, molecular biology or related fields
  • Solid understanding of basic immunology
  • Experience with mouse models, FACS, molecular biology
  • Be familiar with next-generation sequencing (NGS) approaches.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Must achieve satisfactory results from a background check
  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in analyzing NGS data

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: 2020-11-12 Expires: 2020-12-13

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