Postdoctoral Research Associate

Job description

Posting Information

Position TitlePostdoctoral Research AssociateVacancy IDPDS002819DepartmentLineberger Compr Cancer Center - 426801Position TypePostdoctoral ScholarSalary RangeDependent on Qualifications/ExperienceFull-time/Part-timeFull TimeIf part-time, hours per weekFTEProposed Start DateEstimated Duration of Appointment12 MonthsPosting Open Date07/28/2020Posting Close Date04/14/2021Open Until FilledNoWork LocationChapel Hill, NCPosition Summary

We are seeking a postdoctoral research associate in studying innate immunity in cancer and cancer biology. This candidate will be responsible for using biochemical, molecular and genetic tool sets to answer innate immunity related biological questions in cancer. The qualified candidate will integrate information from a combination of sources, including in vitro biochemical assays and in vivo genetic screens to generate and validate hypotheses of therapeutic relevance to cancer immunity at the bench. The lab currently focuses on PI3K/mTOR/Akt and cGAS/STING signaling pathways to decipher new function and new regulatory mechanisms that can be translated into cancer therapy. Please check out our research here:

Educational Requirements

Ph.D. in biological or biomedical related sciences are required. Experiences with common cancer research techniques are required. Experiences with CRISPR genetic screening and mouse genetics are plus.

Qualifications and Experience

Candidates from a largely wet bench background with a Ph.D. are highly encouraged. Protein purification from E.coli or insect cells, CRISPR gene editing and cellular model/mouse model experiences related to cancer models are needed for this position.

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.

Special Instructions

For information on UNC Postdoctoral Benefits and Services click here

Quick Link Physical and Mental RequirementsDepartment Contact Name and TitleStephanie Sykes HR ConsultantDepartment Contact Telephone or [email protected] Affairs Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Equal Employment Opportunity office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to [email protected]

Please note: The Equal Employment Opportunity office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).




      Diversity Profile: University



      View more

      Learn more on Inside Higher Ed's College Page for University

      Arrow pointing right
      Job No:
      Posted: 10/15/2020
      Application Due: 4/14/2021
      Work Type: