Microbiology & Immunology/ Research Asst. Professor
Job location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-03-15
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General Description (Purpose and Function):
Support laboratory research projects Immune correlates of LTBI in HIV-exposed infants, Epiical and R01 grant Immunity and HIV persistence in perinatal HIV infection in Dr. Savita Pahwa’s lab.
The faculty member will take major responsibility for coordinating and conducting research related to the R01 grant Immune correlates of LTBI in HIV-exposed infants.
The laboratory work includes cell culture, flow cytometry, functional analyses and data analysis and integration. The position involves coordinating retrieval of research samples from collaborators, conference calls and administrative responsibilities.
The faculty member will also work with other lab members engaged in pediatric research studies (Epiical and R01 grant Immunity and HIV persistence in perinatal HIV infection) – 95% of effort
The faculty member will teach graduate courses in Microbiology & Immunology – 5% of effort
The faculty member will have other duties as participation in lab meetings, journal clubs, guiding graduate students and other trainees, attending relevant conferences/meetings, including departmental meetings.
The faculty member will supervise graduate students and research technician/post-doc working on the project Immune correlates of LTBI in HIV-exposed infants.
Education Requirements (Essential Requirements):
• Ph.D., M.D. or other doctoral level degree.
Work Experience Requirements (Essential Requirements):
• One year (1) of relevant work
• Expertise in laboratory assays, writing manuscripts, oral presentations and supervision/teaching.
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