Post-Doctoral Fellow

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Logo Posting Number STA00150PO19 Classification Title Post Doctoral Fellow Internal Title Post-Doctoral Fellow Campus School of Medicine Columbia Work County Richland College/Division School of Medicine Columbia Department SOMC Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology Band Unclassified Advertised Minimum Salary Salary commensurate with qualifications. Advertised Salary Range Salary commensurate with qualifications Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per Week Work Schedule Type of Staff Position Research Grant (RGP) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Post-doctoral About UofSC

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.

Benefits for FTE, Research Grant or Time-Limited Positions Are Indicated Below

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the About Benefits section on the Applicant Portal at Grant or Time-limited positions may be eligible for all, some, or no benefits, based on the grant or project funding.

Benefit Eligibility Type Research Grant (RGP) South Carolina Retirement No State Insurance Programs Yes Annual Leave Yes Sick Leave Yes Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

To serve as a Post-Doctoral Fellow under the general supervision of the Principal Investigator (PI) conducting research on projects as a result of funding provided by NIH grants. Research will be aimed at examining the epigenomic and microbiomic effects of plant products such as resveratrol, indoles and cannabinoids on inflammation, autoimmunity and cancer. Other projects include studies on the role of CD44, estrogens and dioxins on immune response. 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 informal laboratory discussions, group meetings, formal symposia, and publications. Assists in training other individuals including students in the laboratory.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Requires a Ph.D. in any biomedical sciences including Immunology, Molecular/Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, or other related discipline.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred experience in Immunology.


Knowledgeable of hazards of laboratory activities and related safety practices, skilled in setting up, care and use of laboratory equipment. The ability to develop and assist with the development of new and improved methodology. Required to conduct research activities lawfully and ethically by consistently adhering to compliance policies, procedures, and regulations.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive Yes Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 05/01/2019 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date 04/30/2020 Job Open Date 04/01/2019 Job Close Date 06/30/2019 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.
We are only accepting applications submitted by June 30, 2019.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a Ph.D. in any biomedical sciences including Immunology, Molecular/Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, or other related discipline?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3




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Posted: 6/13/2019
Application Due: 6/30/2019
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