Post Doctoral Fellow
School of Medicine Columbia 01
School of Medicine Columbia
School of Medicine Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
Advertised Minimum Salary
Salary commensurate with qualifications.
Advertised Salary Range
Location of Vacancy
Hours per week
Type of Staff Position
Research Grant (RGP)
Job Search Category
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.
Advertised Job Summary
To serve as Postdoctoral Fellow under the general supervision of the Principal Investigator conducting research on projects in humoral immunity, inflammation, and microbial pathogenesis. The research will be aimed at determining the mechanistic role of host antibodies in managing the compositional/functional features of resident symbiotic microbial communities in the gut. Advises principal investigators, students, and other laboratory personnel on current methods, ongoing experiments and future research directions. Maintains accurate and detailed records of laboratory experiments and presents these in laboratory discussions, meetings, scientific symposia and publications.Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)
Requires Ph.D. in Microbiology, Immunology, Cell Biology or other related fields of biomedical sciences.Preferred Qualifications
1) Experience with protocols and assays specific to studying gut mucosal immunology.
2) Proficiency in the analysis of microbial and immunoglobulin sequencing data sets using standard bio-informatic pipelines.
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 10/01/2017 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 09/14/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/19116 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.
Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive Yes
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Do you have at least a Ph.D. in Microbiology, Immunology, Cell Biology or other related fields of biomedical sciences?
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