Posting DetailsPosting Summary LogoPosting NumberSTA00936PO19Classification TitlePost Doctoral FellowInternal TitlePost-Doctoral FellowCampusSchool of Medicine ColumbiaWork CountyRichlandCollege/DivisionSchool of Medicine ColumbiaDepartmentSOMC Pathology, Microbiology and ImmunologyBand UnclassifiedAdvertised Minimum Salary Salary commensurate with qualifications.Advertised Salary RangeSalary commensurate with qualifications.Location of VacancyPart/Full TimeFull TimeHours per Week37.5Work Schedule
Standard working schedule: 8:30am – 5:00pm.
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.Type of Staff PositionResearch Grant (RGP)Basis 12 monthsJob Search CategoryPost-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 uscjobs.sc.edu.Research Grant or Time-limited positions may be eligible for all, some, or no benefits, based on the grant or project funding.Benefit Eligibility TypeResearch Grant (RGP)South Carolina RetirementNoState Insurance ProgramsYesAnnual LeaveYesSick LeaveYes 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.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
Must have knowledge of hazards of laboratory activities and related safety practices, skill in setting up, care and use of laboratory equipment, and ability to develop and assist with 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 categoryNon-EssentialSafety Sensitive or Security SensitiveYes Posting Detail Information Number of Vacancies1Desired Start DateIf Research Grant/Time Limited, give end dateJob Open Date10/17/2019Job Close Date11/30/2019Open Until FilledNoSpecial 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 November 30, 2019.
The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have at least a Ph.D. in any biomedical sciences including Immunology, Molecular/Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, or other related discipline?
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