Post Doctoral Fellow

Columbia, SC
Aug 17, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Posting Number STA00186PO17 Classification Title Post Doctoral Fellow Internal Title Post Doctoral Fellow Campus School of Medicine Columbia 01 College/Division School of Medicine Columbia Department School of Medicine Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology Band Unclassified Advertised Minimum Salary Salary commensurate with qualifications. Advertised Salary Range Salary commensurate with qualifications Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule Type of Staff Position Research Grant (RGP) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Post-doctorial

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Under the guidance of the Principal Investigator the applicant will perform research on laboratory research models associated with tumor immunology, inflammation, and cancer. Research will be aimed at determining the mechanistic role of inflammation-associated molecules in growth and development of cancer as well as examining the preventative and therapeutic efficacy of plant products. Maintains accurate and detailed records of laboratory experiments, presents findings in laboratory discussions, meetings, scientific symposia, and writes scientific manuscripts for publications. Routinely advises principal investigator, students, and lab personnel on current methods, ongoing experiments, and future research directions.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Requires a PhD in Cancer Immunology, Cancer Biology, Molecular/Cell Biology or other related field of biomedical sciences.

Preferred Qualifications Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

The applicant should be self-motivated, able to design and conduct experiments, prepare and present their work at meetings, and write scientific manuscripts. Should have knowledge of hazards of laboratory activities and related safety practices, skill in setting up, care and use of laboratory equipment, and ability to develop and assist with development of new and improved methodology. Required to conduct research activities lawfully and ethically by consistently adhering to compliance policies, procedures, and regulations.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date 09/16/2017 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 08/16/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive Yes

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a PhD in Cancer Immunology, Cancer Biology, Molecular/Cell Biology or other related field of biomedical sciences?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter


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