POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE - Department of Medicine
Company: Duke University
Posted on: January 26, 2023
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Grant/sponsor funded [but less than 50% external]
* To conduct research project aimed at understanding the function
of adenosine deaminase 2 (ADA2) and the pathogenesis of the
autoinflammatory and bone marrow failure disorders caused by
inherited deficiency of ADA2.
* Perform biochemical, immunological, and molecular methods to
analyze ADA2 expression and activity in blood and tissues.
* To assess the biochemical, metabolic, and immunologic
consequences of the deficiency of ADA2
* To assess the ability of recombinant ADA2 to reverse/prevent the
consequences of ADA2 deficiency.
Min Degree Requirements:
Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate (e.g. Sc.D., M.D., D.V.M.). Should be
used for post-doctoral fellows if the candidate has completed all
of the requirements for a degree, but the degree has not been
formally conferred; the candidate may present evidence of
completion of the degree requirements, together with a statement
documenting the date on which the degree is to be conferred.
Other Credential/Experiential Requirements:
The incumbent must be a true post-doctoral fellow registered with
the Post Doc Office and per the following requirements:
* The term of this appointment is limited (5 years with a possible
extension for an additional year)
* The appointment involves substantially full-time research or
scholarship, which may include teaching responsibilities.
* The appointment is viewed as preparatory for a full time academic
or research career.
* The appointment is not part of a clinical research training
program, unless research training under the supervision of a senior
mentor is a primary purpose of the appointment.
* The appointee works under the supervision of a scholar or a
department at Duke University.
* The appointee has the freedom, and is expected to publish the
results of his or her research or scholarship during the period of
The Division of Rheumatology and Immunology in the Department of
Medicine conducts innovative research related to rheumatic disease,
offers patients cutting-edge treatments and therapies, and provides
opportunities for students to gain valuable research and clinical
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