Postdoctoral Research Associate

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Posting Information

Position TitlePostdoctoral Research AssociateVacancy IDPDS001960DepartmentGlobl Hlth and Infect Disease - 427801Position TypePostdoctoral ScholarSalary RangeDependent on Qualifications/ExperienceFull-time/Part-timeFull TimeIf part-time, hours per weekFTE1.00Proposed Start Date05/01/2018Estimated Duration of Appointment12 MonthsPosting Open Date03/21/2018Posting Close DateOpen Until FilledYesWork LocationChapel Hill, NCPosition Summary

We are seeking a highly motivated Postdoctoral Research Associate to undertake research as a part of a fast-paced highly collaborative team in the Infectious Diseases Division and Center for AIDS Research. This is a multi-disciplinary research center with various current translational studies. Our research synergizes with the current research activity in the Infectious Diseases Division with emphasis on HIV transmission, pathogenesis, persistence, prevention and cure. We have an independently funded research program that investigates the role of the human microbiome in all aspects of HIV infection.

Educational Requirements

Applicants should possess a MD and/or PhD in Microbiology, Virology, Immunology, Cell Biology, Physiology, Molecular Biology or related field or discipline.

Qualifications and Experience

The ideal candidate will have experience and interest in the human microbiome, gnotobiotics, HIV, basic science models of infection, rodent handling, flow cytometry, tissue culture, microscopy and techniques in cellular immunology. The candidate should also have a strong background in biostatistics and be proficient in bioinformatic analyses to characterize microbial community structures and to make associations between microbial taxa and biological outcomes.

Strong laboratory and analytical skills as demonstrated by a strong track record of relevant publications is required.

Outstanding English communication skills (written and oral) are essential.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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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Quick Link Physical and Mental RequirementsDepartment Contact Name and TitleBriana Marini, Human Resources ConsultantDepartment Contact Telephone or [email protected] 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)-962-1091 or send an email to [email protected]

Please note: The Equal Employment Opportunity office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents
    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * Please describe your research experience related to HIV, basic science models of infection, gnotobiotics, and/or the human microbiome.

      (Open Ended Question)

    2. * Describe your experiences in being an excellent communicator.

      (Open Ended Question)




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    Posted: 1/22/2019
    Application Due: 10/20/2020
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