Post-Doctoral Fellow

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LogoPosting NumberSTA00493PO20Classification 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 qualificationsLocation of VacancyPart/Full TimeFull TimeHours per Week37.5Work Schedule

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-doctoralBenefit Eligibility TypeResearch Grant (RGP)South Carolina RetirementNoState Insurance ProgramsYesAnnual LeaveYesSick LeaveYesAdvertised 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 assessing the epigenomic, genomic and transcriptomic effects, and microbiome following environment pollutant and dietary supplement exposure on inflammation and cancer. Research also involves COVID-19 and PTSD patients. Advises principal investigators, students, and other laboratory personnel on current methods, ongoing experiments, and furture 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 expertise 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.

Safety Sensitive or Security SensitiveYesHazardous weather categoryNon-EssentialNumber of Vacancies1Desired Start Date09/16/2020If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date09/15/2021Job Open Date08/25/2020Job Close Date11/09/2020Open 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 9, 2020.

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The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, 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 (*).

  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 DocumentsRequired 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: 10/2/2020
Application Due: 11/4/2020
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