Post Doc-Med Microbio & Immunology-Req2814

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Post Doc-Med Microbio & Immunology-Req2814

  • Employment Type: Staff - Regular
  • Employee Class: Post Doctoral Assoc FT-HSC
  • Bargaining Unit: BU Exempt
  • Shift: 1
  • Work Hours: 8:30 - 5:00
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • FTE: 1
  • Location: HSC College
  • Department: Med Microbio & Immunology
  • Number of Openings: 1
  • Salary Range: Salary commencement is based on education and experience.
  • Grade: Post Doctoral Associate - PD01
  • Float: N/A
  • Rotate: N/A
  • On Call: N/A
  • Travel: N/A
  • Weekend/Holiday: N/A
  • Requisition ID: req2814
  • Position Control Number (PCN): T88275
  • Posting Period: Open until filled.
  • Position Description:

    Individual will serve as a postdoctoral fellow on an NIH-funded biomedical research program to study molecular mechanisms of RNA synthesis and processing by non-segmented negative strand (NNS) RNA viruses, such as vesicular stomatitis, rabies, human parainfluenza, respiratory syncytial, and Ebola.



    ·         Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in biochemistry, molecular biology, virology, or related field.

    ·         Advanced skills and a deep understanding of concepts, practices, and procedures within the field of biochemistry, molecular biology, and virology.

    ·         Strong working knowledge of RNA biochemistry, enzymology, and/or molecular virology preferred.

    Communication and other skills:

    ·         Professional and effective oral and written communication skills; and good interpersonal skills with the ability to work and communicate with the PI, laboratory members and other researchers in the department.

    ·         Strong organization skills; ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines.  Must demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy, time management skills, and follow-through.

    ·         Ability to work and communicate with PI and laboratory members effectively and collaboratively.  Must be highly motivated, responsible, dependable and a self-starter.

    ·         Ability to handle Risk Group 2 organisms, radioactive materials, and hazardous chemicals safely.

    ·         Ability to operate laboratory equipment, including spectrophotometers, thermal cyclers, microscopes, biosafety cabinets, autoclaves, ultracentrifuges, and liquid scintillation counters.

    ·         Ability to use computer applications, such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Adobe Illustrator.

    Physical Requirements:

    1. Visual acuity of 20/20 or corrected to 20/20 including color vision, where applicable: constant 67-100%
    2. Ability to hear, with or without aides: constant 67-100%
    3. Ability to orally communicate: constant 67-100%
    4. Good manual dexterity: constant 67-100%
    5. Ability to push, pull, roll, transfer/lift 50 pounds occasionally: Occasional 0-33%
    6. Ability to stand/walk/sit frequently: constant 67-100%
    7. Ability to bend, reach, stoop, kneel frequently: constant 67-100%


    Working Conditions:Applicant may work with hazardous and/or infectious materials or waste, chemicals, and be in proximity to unpleasant odors.

    The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the people so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.

    The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation.

    The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the Human Resources Department at 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30AM and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request.

    Computer access is available at most public libraries and at the Office of Human Resources located in the Center for Administrative Support on the Main Campus of the University of Toledo.




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    Job No:
    Posted: 3/13/2021
    Application Due: 7/28/2021
    Work Type: Full Time