Emory Healthcare/Emory University Post Doctoral Fellow - Pathology in Atlanta, Georgia
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We are seeking a post-doc candidate to conduct research in human and mouse Immunology while receiving advanced training from the Principal Investigator to enhance professional skills and research independence needed for pursuit of a career. The specific area of research would include HIV-1 infection and CD4 T cell homeostasis, the role of the gut microbiota in shaping HIV-1 reservoir and CD4 T cell maintenance. Mice systems will be used to address specific questions related to the role of gut-derived solutes on CD4 T cell behavior and differentiation. 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.
Design and carry out research projects independently to achieve research goals
Develop new protocols, test and evaluate a variety of approaches
Write manuscript for publications in scientific journals
Project management, including oversight other personnel in the laboratory
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 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.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Ideal candidate should have a strong background in one or a combination of the following areas: Bioinformatics, Statistics, cell culture systems, and flow cytometric assay. Preference will be given to candidates who have a solid understanding of HIV-1 immunology and have prior experience in omics data analysis. Experience in statistical modeling and machine learning is highly desirable.
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Job Number 81474
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Division School Of Medicine
Department SOM: Pathology: Admin
Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta
Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.
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