Post-doctoral Fellow-Department of Surgery/ Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Job Title Post-doctoral Fellow-Department of Surgery/ Department of Microbiology and Immunology Position Title Post-doctoral Fellow-Department of Surgery/ Department of Microbiology and Immunology Position Number Job Category University Faculty Job Type No Response FLSA Status Exempt Campus Maywood-Health Sciences Campus Location Code BURN SHOCK TRAUMA INSTITUTE (06320A) Department Name BURN SHOCK TRAUMA INSTITUTE Is this split and/or fully grant funded? Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and Responsibilities:
This is a post-doctoral fellowship position. The candidate will conduct research focused on the neuroendocrine regulation of innate immune responses in the context of skin wound infection or urinary tract infection, funded by two separate NIH grants. The candidate will use in vitro culture systems to identify innate immune signaling pathways enhanced or impaired by distinct neuroendocrine target molecules. The candidate will also conduct in vivo host-pathogen interactions in novel transgenic mice lacking specific neuroendocrine target molecules in the skin or bladder.
This work requires a strong background in molecular biology and/or biochemistry, and requires experience with mammalian cell culture and mouse models of injury and/or infection. In addition to the qualifications above, experience with handling bacterial cultures, shRNA/ CRISPR, or HPLC protein purification is also preferred.
Physical Demands Working Conditions Minimum Education and/or Work Experience
Minimum Education and/or Work Experience:
• PhD or MD/PhD degree
• Strong background understanding host-pathogen interactions
Open Date 10/09/2019 Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants Quick Link for Posting https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/12509 Job Number 8550419 Organizational Location HEALTH SCIENCES CAMPUS
Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date Position End Date Open Until Filled Yes Applicant Documents
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