University of Utah Post Doctoral Fellow (E) in Salt Lake City, Utah

Details

Open Date 04/19/2017

Requisition Number PRN14033B

Job Title Post Doctoral Fellow (E)

Working Title Post Doctoral Fellow (E)

Job Grade A00

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Care Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 20

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area Health Sciences

Department 00235 - Infectious Disease

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 22000 to 25000

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.

Open Until Filled

NOTE: May close at anytime. Yes

Job Summary

The Leung lab (www.globalguthealth.org) in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Utah is seeking a postdoc to work on translational immunology projects relating to mucosal infections. This position will include research on: 1) antimicrobial activity and transcriptional regulation of mucosal-associated invariant T (MAIT) cells, and 2) mucosal immune responses to cholera infection and vaccination. These projects may involve international travel to work in collaboration with scientists in cholera-endemic regions.

Interested applicants should send a personal statement, CV, and names of 3 references to: Daniel.Leung@utah.edu

Responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications

PhD or Terminal Degree Required.

Preferences

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: oeo@umail.utah.edu .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.