RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, SENIOR
Company: Duke Health
Posted on: November 22, 2021
School of Medicine:
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A Research Associate, Sr. position is available in the laboratory
of Dr. Xiaoping Zhong in the Division of Allergy and Immunology,
Department of Pediatrics at Duke University School of Medicine. The
Zhong laboratory utilizes mouse models and cell line models to
investigate regulations of immune cell development and function and
pathogenesis of autoimmune diseases. We are seeking motivated and
hardworking candidates with a background and interest in
immunology. This postdoctoral researcher will work on regulation of
T cell homeostasis, function, and tolerance especially by a new
class of regulators. The candidate will be expected to work
independently but will be closely interacting with the principal
investigator and capable of collaborating with other lab members in
the laboratory. The candidate will have a doctoral degree in life
sciences AND 5+ years of post-doctoral experience.Ideal candidates
should have extensive experience in immunology especially using
mouse models to study T and B cells. Experience in miRNA and
bioinformatics analyses is a plus.
Min Degree Requirements:Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate (e.g., Sc.D.,
Other Credential/Experiential Requirements:The appointee must have
greater than 5 years of postdoctoral training.
Ideal candidates should have extensive experience in immunology
especially using mouse models to study T and B cells. Experience in
miRNA and bioinformatics analyses is a plus.
Job Code: RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, SENIOR
Job Level: 00
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