Postdoctoral Research Associate

Job description

Position Title:

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Vacancy ID:



SOP-DPMP - 452400

Position Type:

Postdoctoral Scholar

Salary Range:

$50,000 - $53,760


Full Time



Proposed Start Date:


Estimated Duration of Appointment:

12 Months

Posting Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Work Location:

Chapel Hill, NC

Position Summary:

The postdoctoral fellow in this position will have the opportunity to lead the development of new biotherapeutic technologies designed to modulate the inflammatory response in ischemic heart diseases and cancer.

Educational Requirements:

Must have a PhD in Biology, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry, Immunology, Mechanical Engineering, or a related discipline.

Qualifications and Experience:

Be proficient in one of the following areas:
- Protein Engineering.
- Drug and/or Nucleic Acid Delivery.
- Additional expertise in mammalian cell culture, RT-PCR, western blotting, and nanoparticle characterization would be welcome but is not required.
- Have strong oral and written communication skills.
- Have a growth mindset, enjoy working in a team, and be highly motivated to publish high-impact work.

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:

Apply online at with a CV/resume, a list of at least three (3) professional references with their full contact information, and a cover letter.

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Job No:
Posted: 6/4/2021
Application Due: 9/2/2021
Work Type: Full Time