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Post-Doc Research Associate
University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
 
 
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Date Posted 12/09/2021
Category
Admin-Laboratory and Research
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Posting Information
Department Lineberger Compr Cancer Center - 426801
Posting Open Date 11/29/2021
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
Position Type Postdoctoral Scholar
Position Title Post-Doc Research Associate
Vacancy ID PDS003281
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Temporary
Hours per week 40
FTE 1
Work Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range Dependent on Education/Experience
Proposed Start Date
Estimated Duration of Appointment 12 Months

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The UNC School of Medicine has a rich tradition of excellence and care. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of North Carolinians, and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. We strive to promote faculty, staff, and learner development in a diverse, respectful environment where our colleagues demonstrate professionalism, enhance learning, and create personal and professional sustainability. We optimize our partnership with the UNC Health System through close collaboration and commitment to service. 
OUR VISION
Our vision is to be the nation’s leading public school of medicine. We are ranked 2nd in primary care education among all US schools of medicine and 5th among public peers in NIH research funding. Our Allied Health Department is home to five top-ranked divisions, and we are home to 18 top-ranked clinical and basic science departments in NIH research funding.
OUR MISSION
Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research.
Patient Care: We will promote health and provide superb clinical care while maintaining our strong tradition of reaching underserved populations and reducing health disparities across North Carolina and beyond.
Education: We will prepare tomorrow’s health care professionals and biomedical researchers by facilitating learning within innovative curricula and team-oriented interprofessional education. We will cultivate outstanding teaching and research faculty, and we will recruit outstanding students and trainees from highly diverse backgrounds to create a socially responsible, highly skilled workforce.
Research: We will develop and support a rich array of outstanding health sciences research programs, centers, and resources. We will provide infrastructure and opportunities for collaboration among disciplines throughout and beyond our University to support outstanding research. We will foster programs in the areas of basic, translational, mechanistic, and population research.
Position Summary
An exciting opportunity is available at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center to study the mechanisms of host immune system contribution to the development of pancreatic cancer. We will be working to uncover the mechanisms of B cell function in anti-tumor response. Long-term research objectives of the lab include developing methods of immune reprogramming in cancer to elicit an effective anti-tumor response.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
PhD in cell/molecular biology, immunology or a related field.
Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
We are looking for a PhD level candidate with background in cancer immunology. Previous experience with mouse modeling, small animal surgery, primary cell culture, and flow cytometry is required. The candidate should be highly motivated, enthusiastic about science, learn quickly, think creatively and independently and work efficiently. Excellent communication skills are essential.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Experience with techniques of B cell biology, cancer biology, immunology, mouse modeling and cell biology is preferred.
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Special Instructions
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Quick Link https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/216711

Department Contact Name and Title Nick McBride, HR Consultant
Department Contact Telephone or Email nick_mcbride@med.unc.edu
Postdoctoral Affairs Contact Information
If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Equal Employment Opportunity office at (919) 966-3576 or send an email to equalopportunity@unc.edu. 
 
Please note: The Equal Employment Opportunity office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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