Postdoctoral Scholar

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Posting Information

Position Information

Position Title Postdoctoral Scholar Vacancy ID PDS001384 Department Gene Therapy Center - 428001 Position Type Postdoctoral Scholar Posting Details

Salary Range $37,088 - $44,840 Full-time/Part-time Full Time If part-time, hours per week FTE 1.00 Proposed Start Date 07/15/2016 Estimated Duration of Appointment 12 Months Posting Open Date 06/21/2016 Posting Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Work Location Chapel Hill, NC Position Summary

This Postdoctoral Scholar position is part of a research program in Dr. Kafri’s laboratory, which focuses on the development of novel lentiviral vectors for basic research and gene therapy applications. The program is based on molecular virology and different mouse models in which safety and therapeutic efficacy of novel viral vectors are evaluated.

Educational Requirements

PhD in biology, biochemistry, or immunology is required.

Qualifications and Experience

At least 4 years of experience in molecular biology is required.
At least 4 years of experience in tissue culture is required.
Experience in stem cells and/or neuroscience research is preferred.
Previous experience with viral vectors and animal work is advantageous.

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 Special Physical and Mental Requirements

This position involves large-scale transfection experiments and may require work in a BSL2+ environment.

Posting Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Briana Marini, Human Resources Consultant Department Contact Telephone or Email [email protected] 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 [email protected]

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

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

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * Do you have a PhD in biology, biochemistry, or a related field?
      • Yes
      • No
    2. * Please explain in detail your experience using molecular biology techniques.

      (Open Ended Question)

    3. * Do you have experience in mammalian tissue culture?
      • Yes
      • No




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    Posted: 1/22/2019
    Application Due: 7/23/2019
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