Postdoctoral Scholar

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Posting Information

Position Information

Position TitlePostdoctoral ScholarVacancy IDPDS001384DepartmentGene Therapy Center - 428001Position TypePostdoctoral Scholar Posting Details

Salary Range$37,088 - $44,840Full-time/Part-timeFull TimeIf part-time, hours per weekFTE1.00Proposed Start Date07/15/2016Estimated Duration of Appointment12 MonthsPosting Open Date06/21/2016Posting Close DateOpen Until FilledYesWork LocationChapel Hill, NCPosition 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 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 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) 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 DocumentsRequired 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: 11/25/2019
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