University of Utah Post Doc Res Assoc in Salt Lake City, Utah

Details

Open Date 12/19/2018

Requisition Number PRN19215B

Job Title Post Doc Res Assoc

Working Title Post Doc Res Assoc

Job Grade A00

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday- Friday (hours can vary), evenings and weekends occasionally

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00247 - Pathology

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $48,432 - $51,324

Close Date

Open Until Filled No

Job Summary

The laboratory of Keke Fairfax in the Department of Pathology at the University School of Medicine has an immediate opening for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow who shares our vision for excellence in research. The position will be based at The University of Utah School of Medicine, ranked among the top 30 public research universities in the nation, located in the foothills overlooking Salt Lake City.

Projects are focused on using next-generation sequencing-based metagenomics for identifying the mechanisms underlying schistosome induced immune-modulation.

For more information regarding the job posting you may contact Dr. Fairfax at keke.fairfax@path.utah.edu or visit https://medicine.utah.edu/pathology/research/labs/keke-fairfax/index.php

Responsibilities

This position will give you the unique chance to actively drive research projects taking a systems biology approach for discovering and understanding elements of the host response to infectious diseases tests.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicant should have a Ph.D., expertise in cell/molecular/microbiology and/or immunology.

  • Applicants with expertise in flow cytometry, confocal imaging, cell culture, and next generation sequencing are preferred.

  • Excellent communication skills (speaking and writing English), and a track record of publication in English language journals are required.

Preferences

  • Experience with flow cytometry and tissue culture are desirable.

  • The ideal candidate has strong writing skills and enjoys working in a collaborative and multidisciplinary team.

  • The successful postdoctoral fellow will contribute to projects understanding the epigenetic and transcriptional regulation of immune modulation induced by Schistosoma Mansoni infection. This is anNIHfunded position. Our laboratory uses state of the art approaches to interrogate how the parasite reprograms host immunity.

  • The successful fellow will be involved in the development of experimental design, data collection, and analysis. The project will involve collaboration with colleagues at University of Utah as well as those at other Universities.

  • The postdoc will be expected to work with all collaborators and to supervise undergraduate and graduate students assisting with the research.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

  • Applicants that include a brief description of project ideas related to our recent work will have priority.

  • Please attach CV and three references to application.

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”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

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

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with priorURSservice, may elect to enroll inURSif they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits fromURSare subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.