Research Associate (Post-doctoral Fellow) Department of Gastroenterology

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Job TitleResearch Associate (Post-doctoral Fellow), Department of GastroenterologyPosition TitleResearch Associate (Post-doctoral Fellow) Department of GastroenterologyPosition NumberJob CategoryUniversity FacultyJob TypeFull-TimeFLSA StatusExemptCampusMaywood-Health Sciences CampusLocation CodeGASTROENTEROLOGY (06506A)Department NameGASTROENTEROLOGYIs this split and/or fully grant funded? Duties and Responsibilities

The laboratory of Gail Hecht, MD is seeking a Post-doctoral fellow for work in studying host-pathogen interactions with an emphasis on enteropathogenic E. coli (EPEC) and the clinical relevance of atypical EPEC in causing disease. The research will also entail studies regarding the structural biology of intestinal epithelial cells with specific emphasis on actin and its binding partners. The applicant must have a Post-doctoral degree in science in a topic related to cell biology and microbiology or a similar field. The applicant must have experience with techniques related to cell culture, western blot, PCR, confocal microscopy, tissue immunohistochemistry for light and electron microscopy, and animal handling. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and statistical analysis is a must as well as familiarity with image processing programs such as ImageJ or Adobe Photoshop. It is preferred that the candidate have experience preparing and executing both oral and poster presentations for national conferences as well as experience in manuscript preparation and submission.

QualificationsPhysical DemandsWorking ConditionsMinimum Education and/or Work Experience

A PhD in a biological sciences area is required.

Open Date08/09/2019Close DateSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsQuick Link for Postinghttp://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/11909Job Number8550412Organizational LocationHEALTH SCIENCES CAMPUSPosting Details

Number of VacanciesDesired Start DatePosition End DateOpen Until FilledYesApplicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Research Statement
  4. Scholarly Publications
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Statement
  2. Writing Sample
  3. Teaching Evaluations
  4. Other Document
  5. Unofficial Transcripts
  6. Multi Media
  7. Resume
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    Posted: 12/5/2019
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