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Postdoctoral Associate, Microbiology and Immunology

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Postdoctoral Associate, Microbiology and Immunology

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Postdoctoral Associate

Microbiology and Immunology

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Research Foundation

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RF Professional


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Position Summary

We are interested in candidates with graduate or post-graduate level expertise in research on host-pathogen interactions. Our projects focus on understanding the interaction betweenToxoplasma gondiiand the immune response during chronic muscle infection and its impact on muscle function and repair. The overall goal is to decipher the long-term impacts on the tissue microenvironment and the ability of muscle to repair from damage. This project will utilize animal models of Toxoplasma infection and muscle injury to decipher immune response/parasite interactions..

Responsibilities will include:
  • Conducting routine experiments following appropriate protocols and procedures
  • Recording results and maintain accurate records of experiments
  • Performing data interpretation and assists with basic statistics and analysis and communicate findings with the PI
  • Assisting in writing manuscripts related to the project
  • Assisting others where expertise is needed and performs weekly lab maintenance duties
Outstanding Benefits Package
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About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo .

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

Minimum Qualifications

PhD in Immunology

Preferred Qualifications

● Experience in the area of host/pathogen interaction
● Experience and knowledge in the area of immune regulation and wound repair
● Experience in RNA -Seq
● Experience in microscopy
● Experience working with research animals (specifically, mice)
● Number of months/years of experience required after obtainment of highest degree: 0
● Ability to publish and present research data

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Salary Range
$45,000 - $55,000

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Downtown Campus

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Elizabeth Wohlfert

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Assistant Professor

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