Postdoc Research Associate

Job description

Position Title:

Postdoc Research Associate

Vacancy ID:



Lineberger Compr Cancer Center - 426801

Position Type:

Postdoctoral Scholar

Salary Range:

Dependent on Qualifications/Experience


Full Time

Estimated Duration of Appointment:

12 Months

Posting Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Work Location:

Chapel Hill, NC

Position Summary:

The Tsagaratou Lab is seeking a creative, independent, self-motivated postdoctoral scholar to lead projects focused on the epigenetic and transcriptional regulation of T cell function. We are particularly interested in elucidating the role of the Ten Eleven Translocation (TET) family of proteins that are involved in active DNA demethylation. We are using genetically modified mice, primary cell culture, multiparameter flow cytometry and next generation sequencing to dissect the role of TET proteins in inflammation, autoimmunity and cancer. Researchers have access to state of the art core facilities (Flow Cytometry Core, Next Generation Sequencing Core, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics). Importantly, UNC Chapel Hill offers a highly collaborative and stimulating environment that makes feasible multidisciplinary research, ensuring an outstanding postdoctoral training experience.

Educational Requirements:

PhD in Immunology or related discipline.

Qualifications and Experience:

A strong background in cellular immunology, mouse genetics and mouse models of immune disease/cancer. Further experience in molecular biology, next generation sequencing and bioinformatic analysis will be 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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Job No:
Posted: 11/15/2019
Application Due: 5/18/2021
Work Type: Full Time