Emory Healthcare/Emory University Post Doctoral Fellow - Viral Immunology in Atlanta, Georgia
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The Division of Microbiology and Immunology at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center of Emory University is currently looking for a talented and innately enthusiastic postdoctoral fellow in the field of viral immunology to join the laboratory of Dr. Arash Grakoui. We are currently utilizing mouse and human studies to understand the inextricable connectivity between viral infection and the immune response.
• The ideal candidate will be motivated, dependable, a clear thinker, have great communication skills with co-workers and collaborators along with being meticulous and great with their hands performing experiments.
• Being a well-rounded individual with passions outside of science and exhibiting a wonderful personality is priceless in today’s laboratory environment.
• The successful candidate should have published as a first author in a reputable society journal.
Work environment is carried in a BSL2 laboratory facility that involves working with mouse and human blood, body fluids, tissues, and/or other potentially infectious materials.
JOB DESCRIPTION: 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.
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.
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Job Number 62858
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Division Yerkes National Primate Resear
Department YRK: Microbiology & Immunology
Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Potential exposure to hazardous chemicals., Working with animals., Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials., Working with nonhuman primates (nhp), nhp tissue, body fluids or equipment contaminated by nhp.
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