Postdoctoral Fellow

Job description

Position Title:

Postdoctoral Fellow

Vacancy ID:



Med-Pulmonary - 411480

Position Type:

Postdoctoral Scholar

Salary Range:

Dependent on Qualifications/Experience


Full Time



Proposed Start Date:


Estimated Duration of Appointment:

12 Months

Posting Open Date:


Posting Close Date:


Open Until Filled:


Work Location:

Chapel Hill, NC

Position Summary:

The laboratory seeks a postdoctoral fellow to participate in our research program on regulatory T cells’ role in promoting acute lung injury resolution. We are looking for an enthusiastic postdoctoral fellow to join our lab. The successful candidate will gain experience in several immunologic, transcriptomic, and proteomic analyses. These projects will also provide the necessary training and expertise to translate into future research projects for ambitious and motivated scientists with aspirations for their independent research careers.

In addition to research, the postdoctoral fellow will be actively involved with writing scientific papers and presenting talks at scientific meetings. The expectation will be that this person develops an area of expertise in host defense and immune responses in the lungs. The postdoctoral fellow will have the potential to be supported by a T32 Training Grant and join a cohort of trainees who meet regularly to share their research findings and learn about new immunology and acute lung injury topics.

Educational Requirements:

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in Immunology, Genetics, Molecular Biology, or a related field.

Qualifications and Experience:

Experience with flow cytometry, functional genomics experiments such as ChIP-Seq, RNA-seq, or ATAC-seq desired. Candidates should also have strong communication and analytical skills.

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: 3/2/2021
Application Due: 3/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time